Iowa Lakes Valuation Project

Silver Lake (Palo Alto County)   

Silver Lake (Palo Alto County) is in Palo Alto County, in North-West Iowa.

Vital Stats:
     Area:      664 acres
Shoreline: 6 miles
Mean Depth: 5 feet
Maximum Depth: 7 feet
Drainage: 7,996 acres
Lake Type: Natural
Boat Access: hard surface ramp
Motor/Boat Restrictions: none
Special Regulations: none
Toilets: yes
Facilities: picnic tables, fish cleaning facility
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:
     Salton Park and Boat Launch (County); Fish and Wildlife Access

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