Iowa Lakes Valuation Project

Saylorville Lake   

Saylorville Lake is in Polk County, in Central Iowa.

Vital Stats:
     Area:      5,400 acres
Lake Type: Flood Control Reservoir
Boat Access: hard surface ramp
Motor/Boat Restrictions: none
Special Regulations: none
Toilets: yes
Facilities: camping and picnic tables
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:
     Acorn Valley, Bob Shetler, Cherry Glen, Cottonwood, Lakeview, Oak Grove, Prairie Flower, Sandpiper, Walnut Ridge (USACOE); Big Creek State Park, Saylorville Wildlife Refuge (State); Jester County Park

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