Iowa Lakes Valuation Project

Eldred Sherwood Lake   

Eldred Sherwood Lake is in Hancock County, in North-Central Iowa.

Vital Stats:
     Area:      21 acres
Shoreline: 1.7 miles
Mean Depth: 9 feet
Maximum Depth: 22 feet
Drainage: 1,923 acres
Lake Type: Man-made Recreational
Boat Access: gravel ramps
Motor/Boat Restrictions: electric only
Special Regulations: none
Toilets: yes
Facilities: camping
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:
     Eldred Sherwood Recrearion Area (County)

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