Iowa Lakes Valuation Project

Upper Gar Lake   

Upper Gar Lake is in Dickinson County, in North-West Iowa.

Vital Stats:
     Area:      37 acres
Shoreline: 1.2 miles
Mean Depth: 3.3 feet
Maximum Depth: 5 feet
Drainage: 440 acres
Lake Type: Natural
Boat Access: hard surface ramp
Motor/Boat Restrictions: 5 mph speed limit
Special Regulations: Walleye - 14 min length, only 1 over 20 /day, Muskellunge - 40 min length
Facilities: restrooms, picnicking
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:
     Minnewashta Access

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