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Homes for Sale Around East Lake Okoboji, IA

East Lake Okoboji in Iowa is another lovely lake member of the famed chain of lakes widely recognized as the Iowa Great Lakes.

Fun, Easy going, and accessible, describe life on East Lake Okoboji. Everything is just a short boat ride from East Lake. You can get to West Lake, Minnewashta, Upper Gar, and Gar on the Iowa great lake chain, and East Lake is in the middle. Marinas, restaurants, and bars are popular boating destinations on East Lake.

UNIQUE PROPERTY FACTS: Property on East Lake Okoboji is more affordable than on West Lake, and owners enjoy many of the same amenities. Condominiums are a popular choice for second home owners as it allows for more time enjoying the lake and less time on property maintenance. There are 21 different condominium complexes, all with unique amenities.

POPULAR DESTINATIONS: Marinas, Restaurants, and Bars are favorite destinations on East Lake. Grab a bite to eat at the Okoboji Store, boat up to Woude’s Bayside north of the narrows, or stop at Oak Hill marina on Minnewashta to fill up on gas. There is never a lack of options on East Lake.

HISTORY: The first settlers came to the area around 1856. The Dacotah Indians called East Lake “Okoboozhy,” meaning reeds and rushes.

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Homes in East Lake Okoboji, IA

Real Estate Facts About East Lake Okoboji, IA

  • It is a 1,835-acre lake with an average depth of around 10 feet.
  • There are 17.1 miles of shoreline.
  • It is the home of Elinor Bedell State Park.
  • East contains the largest amount of condos of any of the Iowa Great Lakes.
  • Has a maximum depth of 22 feet.
  • Provides the most opportunities in the area for short-term vacation rentals with lake access.
  • East Lake Property values continuously rise as smaller cabins are torn down and replaced with new construction.
  • East Lake provides easy access to Minnewashta, Lower & Upper Gar, and West Lake.
  • It is home to the beloved Camp Foster, where hundreds of youth make summer memories that last a lifetime.
  • Home purchasers in East Lake Okoboji can choose from a diverse selection of stylish and lavish residential houses, ranging from $800,000 to $1.90 million.
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The Iowa Great Lakes is centrally located in the tri-state area and is around a three-hour drive or less from Des Moines, Iowa, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. East Lake Okoboji is situated south of Big Spirit and East of West Lake. It connects West Lake to Upper Gar, Lower Gar, and Minnewashta. As the longest natural lake in the state, it has over 17 miles of shoreline.

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Things to do in East Lake Okoboji

Boji Splash Indoor Waterpark

With a 500-gallon dump bucket, a water-dropping mushroom, and other fun features, this waterpark is an excellent choice for families seeking a fun weekend activity.

Okoboji Store Restaurant

This sleek bar and restaurant is on the water and offers savory pub food, deck seating, views of the marina, and live music.

Elinor Bedell State Park

This lakeside retreat is available with a spacious gazebo, campsites, trekking, fishing, and even a playground.

Woude’s Bay Bar

Woude's Bay Bar offers a one-of-a-kind ambiance that is conducive to relaxation and boasts an incredible view. Sandwiches made with pulled pork, pizza, nachos, brats, and cool beer are available here.