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Orono Communities

If you are looking for true community spirit, a sense of belonging and a place where everybody knows your name, Orono Woods is just for you. Nestled in the woods bordering Orono and Long Lake, just off Wayzata Boulevard, this exceptional apartment community for those ages 55 and older offers the peace and tranquility of small town living with city conveniences, such as dining and shopping in nearby Wayzata.  It’s the best of both worlds!

Orono Woods has one, two and three bedroom apartment homes with six different floor plans.  Each home offers full size kitchen appliances, and has their own washer/dryer. The units are individually heat and air controlled and comes with additional storage.  Residents also have the option of underground heated parking.

Orono Woods

2040 Wayzata Blvd.
Long Lake, Minnesota 55356

About Orono

Orono is a city on the northern shores of Lake Minnetonka in Hennepin County, Minnesota. The city was named after the Maine town of Orono on the suggestion of earlier residents.

Orono Public Golf Course

This pictorial course was founded in 1924 and has the distinction of being the first public golf course in Minnesota with grass greens. The picturesque nine-hole course has varying topography, elevated greens, mature trees, and a wooded buffer surrounding its perimeter. Orono Public Golf Course offers an exciting challenge for golfers of all levels and is known for its family friendly atmosphere.

#3 Safest City in Minnesota

Orono was voted the #3 Safest City in Minnesota in 2018. This means Orono has, at a minimum, experienced 82% less violent crime than the national average and up to 86% less property crime. Orono has a crime rate of less than one occurrence per 1,000 people. This is a move up from its #10 placement last year.

Orono’s Philosophy

Protect and preserve Lake Minnetonka, its water quality, and its recreational assets. Protect and preserve our many natural resources and open spaces. Preserve our districts urban and rural land use patterns and lifestyles. Preserve our local character and identity.