Iowa Lakes Valuation Project

Lake Darling   

Lake Darling is in Washington County, in South-East Iowa.

Vital Stats:
     Area:      280 acres
Shoreline: 8 miles
Mean Depth: 9 feet
Maximum Depth: 24 feet
Drainage: 11,396 acres
Lake Type: Man-made Recreational
Boat Access: hard surface ramp
Motor/Boat Restrictions: motor boat at no wake speed
Special Regulations: none
Facilities: camping, picnicking, boat rental, swimming, hiking
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 3 weeks

Associated Parks:
     Lake Darling State Park

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