A Rural Location

Lake Poinsett is located 20 miles south of Watertown,
and 25 miles northwest of Brookings.

The closest towns to Lake Poinsett are the
rural communities of Estelline – 7 miles east,
Lake Norden – 7 miles 






1 Lake

2 Counties

3 Townships

4 Towns


• Portions of Lake Poinsett lay within two counties:

   Brookings and Hamlin County

• Shared by three townships: Norden, Estelline,
   and Laketon.

• Subdivided by four towns and their postal zip

   code boundaries: Arlington, Lake Norden, Castlewood,

   and Estelline.

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Lake Roads, House Address Ranges & Dead Ends

Find your way around Lake Poinsett's shoreline community and easily locate the three public access boat ramps - Sorenson, Saaranen, and Prestrude.

The LP State Recreation Area has a boat launch too. 

There is a public beach without a boat ramp - Lake Poinsett Public Access off of HWY 28 (locals call it Hammer's Pasture). 

When driving around the lake its helpful to know where dead ends are located.

Printable Lake Poinsett Community Map - PDF