Lost Lake (South Dakota)

Lost Lake is located in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States.[1] The lake lies 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Humboldt.

Lost Lake
LocationMinnehaha County, South Dakota
Coordinates43°40′53″N 97°03′29″W / 43.681366°N 97.058113°W / 43.681366; -97.058113Coordinates: 43°40′53″N 97°03′29″W / 43.681366°N 97.058113°W / 43.681366; -97.058113
Basin countriesUnited States
Surface area163 acres (66 ha)
Max. depth7 ft (2.1 m)


Lost Lake was given its name because the surrounding hills hid the lake so well.[2] The hills rendered the lake virtually invisible until the shores were reached.

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lost Lake (South Dakota)
  2. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.2. University of South Dakota. p. 46.

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