Lake Lida

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Lake Lida
Location Otter Tail County, Minnesota
Coordinates 46°35′N 95°58′W / 46.58°N 95.96°W / 46.58; -95.96Coordinates: 46°35′N 95°58′W / 46.58°N 95.96°W / 46.58; -95.96
Basin countries United States
Max. length 6 mi (9.7 km)
Max. width 4 mi (6.4 km)
Surface area 5,564 acres (22.5 km2)
Max. depth 58 ft (18 m)

Lake Lida is a sandy lake located in Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Lida Township, Minnesota is named after the lake and is centered directly over it. The lake is approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) long from north to south, and is a maximum of four miles (6 km) wide from east to west from the widest point. "South Lake Lida" is located directly south of the main lake, separated only by a land bridge. Almost adjacent to the north of Lake Lida are comparatively sized Lake Lizzie and smaller Lake Crystal.


Lake Lida reaches a maximum depth of 58 feet (18 m) in the northern part of the lake and covers an area of 5,564 acres (22.5 km2).