Iowa Lakes Valuation Project

Carter Lake   

Carter Lake is in Pottawattamie County, in West-Central Iowa.

Vital Stats:
     Area:      315 acres
Shoreline: 6.7 miles
Mean Depth: 8 feet
Maximum Depth: 28 feet
Drainage: 11,632 acres
Lake Type: Oxbow
Boat Access: hard surface ramp
Motor/Boat Restrictions: none
Special Regulations: none
Facilities: boating, skiing, swimming
Map Available: yes
U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency lists as impaired:
Beach advisories in 2003
due to high bacteria:
Not monitored for bacteria

Associated Parks:
     Levi-Carter Park (City of Omaha)

The information above was collected by Iowa State University Limnology Laboratory and The Iowa Department of Natural Resources.