London Road (MN 61), East Superior Street, and Glenwood Street serve as main routes in the community.
Lester Park also refers to a large park within the neighborhood. The Lester River and Amity Creek both flow through the neighborhood.
Lester Park Golf Course and Lester Park Elementary School are also located in the neighborhood.
Until 2016 Lakeside was a “dry neighborhood”. No alcohol was sold in store or available for purchase and restaurants. There were no laws against residents consuming alcohol in their own home or at private events. The ban was ended by popular vote in 2016.