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Improve Gleason Lake

All donations go directly to improve and preserve the lake and its watershed.

Boats off the lake: Please have your boat off by October 24. The ramp will close on October 31.  If this is an issue, you will need to make alternative arrangements. 


Reminder: No Wake Zone between the bridge/ south of peninsula.

Items of Note:

  • Midwest Aqua Care & DNR will be doing a special one time lily pad treatment for all homeowners that have an active 2020 lily pad permit in early August.
  • Reminder: No Wake Zone between the bridge/ south of peninsula.
  • Did you know you can adopt a drain?  Join the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District efforts to adopt a drain in your neighborhood to help keep the watershed clean.  It’s easy, sign up at the following link, confirm your address and drain to adopt, and then enter how much debris you remove.  Then tell your friends.  People all over the Twin Cities can be part of this effort.

OUR MISSION:

To improve and preserve the beauty and quality of Gleason Lake and its watershed for the present and future.

To promote education in best management practices.

To work with other organizations and governmental agencies with similar objectives.

About Gleason Lake:

  • Gleason Lake borders Minnetonka, Plymouth, and Wayzata, Minnesota.
  • 3.89 miles of lakeshore
  • 160 acres of water area plus adjacent 14 acre wetland
  • Maximum depth of 16 feet; Average depth 5-10 feet
  • Volume: 400 million gallons
  • Gleason Lake Watershed: 3,900 acres, located primarily (95%) in Plymouth, with portions in Minnetonka and Wayzata. Involves an estimated 3,000 homes.
  • Gleason Lake is part of the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District. The health of Gleason Lake affects Lake Minnetonka (Wayzata Bay), Minnehaha Creek and the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico.