Iowa Lakes Valuation Project

Clear Lake   

Clear Lake is in Cerro Gordo County, in North-Central Iowa.

Vital Stats:
     Area:      3,684 acres
Shoreline: 13.6 miles
Mean Depth: 10 feet
Maximum Depth: 19 feet
Drainage: 8,767 acres
Lake Type: Natural
Boat Access: hard surface ramp
Motor/Boat Restrictions: none
Special Regulations: Walleye - 14 min length, daily bag limit of 3, only 1 over 22 /day, Muskellunge - 40 min length
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:
Monitored for bacteria and advisory posted for 1 week

Associated Parks:
     Clear Lake City Park; Clear Lake State Park; McIntosh State Park

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