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 & Public Access

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