Iowa Lakes Valuation Project

Lower Gar Lake   

Lower Gar Lake is in Dickinson County, in North-West Iowa.

Vital Stats:
     Area:      273 acres
Shoreline: 1.4 miles
Mean Depth: 3.6 feet
Maximum Depth: 5.5 feet
Drainage: 11,374 acres
Lake Type: Natural
Boat Access: no
Motor/Boat Restrictions: none
Special Regulations: Walleye - 14 min length, only 1 over 20 /day, Muskellunge - 40 min length
Toilets: yes
Facilities: restrooms, picnicking, trail
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:
     Lower Gar Park Access; Lower Gar Wildlife Area; Henderson Wildlife Area

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