Iowa Lakes Valuation Project

Lake Wapello   

Lake Wapello is in Davis County, in South-East Iowa.

Vital Stats:
     Area:      271 acres
Mean Depth: 13 feet
Maximum Depth: 24 feet
Drainage: 4,989 acres
Lake Type: Impoundment
Boat Access: 2 hard surface ramps
Motor/Boat Restrictions: none at no wake speed
Special Regulations: Black Bass - catch and release immediately
Facilities: camping, swimming, picnicking, hiking
Map Available: yes
U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency lists as impaired:
Beach advisories in 2003
due to high bacteria:
Monitored for bacteria and no advisories

Associated Parks:
     Lake Wapello State Park

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