North Lake Lida – South Lake Lida – VenstromLake Lida is located in westcentral Minnesota in otter tail county just five miles east of Pelican Rapids, MN and is actually a series of three lakes; North Lida, South Lida, and Ventstrom.
These three lakes together total nearly 6500 acres.
North Lida Lake, the largest of the three, is located is located south of Otter Tail County Highway 4 and north of State Highway 108. North Lida is connected to South Lida by a navigable culvert under Highway 108 and is also connected to Lizzie Lake by an unnavigable culvert under County Road 4. There is also a public access to the lake off of this road.
South Lake Lida is located North of County Highway 3 and South of State Highway 108. It is connected to North as mentioned above as well as to Venstrom Lake by small chanel (navigable only by small water craft). Almost the entire east side of the lake boarders Maplewood State Park.
Venstrom, by far the smallest of the three lakes is only accessable from South Lida. It is frequented by paddleboats and canoes.