Iowa Lakes Valuation Project

Viking Lake   

Viking Lake is in Montgomery County, in South-West Iowa.

Vital Stats:
     Area:      137 acres
Shoreline: 5.75 miles
Mean Depth: 15 feet
Maximum Depth: 48 feet
Drainage: 2,119 acres
Lake Type: Impoundment
Boat Access: hard surface ramp
Motor/Boat Restrictions: any size at no wake speed
Special Regulations: none
Toilets: yes
Facilities: picnic tables, hiking trails, camping, swimming
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:
     Viking Lake State Park

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