A Four Seasons Resort
The lake has long been a summer destination, noted as a vacation spot even in the 1880s. Summer activities there today would be familiar to those who enjoyed the area in the 1800s – swimming, canoeing, camping, and hiking. Fishermen enjoy catching pike, walleye, and perch. The Club de Skinautique water-skiers practice and perform on Lake Metigoshe. Known as the "Skinautiques," the club has performed water skiing shows every summer since 1958. The Lake isn’t just for the summer. Winter visitors enjoy snowmobiling, ice fishing, sledding, and cross-country skiing.
For many people, mention of Turtle Mountain recalls the International Peace Garden, which straddles an area of three and a half square miles on the U.S.- Canada (North Dakota – Manitoba) border. North Dakota, after all, is known as the Peace Garden State. The Peace Garden was established in 1932 as a symbol of the peaceful relationship between the two nations. The North Dakota portion of the Peace Garden is in Rolette County on the west side of U.S. Highway 281.
Every lake has its own personality. Lake Metigoshe is a little of bit of everything. From the familiar call of a of a loon on a quiet morning to the busy weekends of watercraft and watersports, places to have a meal, grab some groceries, socialize, Metigoshe has it all.