Iowa Lakes Valuation Project

Lake Manawa   

Lake Manawa is in Pottawattamie County, in West-Central Iowa.

Vital Stats:
     Area:      714 acres
Shoreline: 9.5 miles
Mean Depth: 5 feet
Maximum Depth: 10 feet
Drainage: 2,490 acres
Lake Type: Oxbow
Boat Access: hard surface ramp
Motor/Boat Restrictions: none
Special Regulations: none
Toilets: yes
Facilities: picnic tables, bicycle trail, swimming, boating, skiing, camping
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:
     Lake Manawa State Park

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