Top 20 Iowa Lakes

Looking for a family getaway on the water? Use the Iowa Department of Natural Resource's list of Iowa's top 20 lakes (by attendance each year) to inspire you!


Top 20 Iowa Lakes

20. Swan Lake, Carroll

19. Black Hawk Lake, Lake View

18. Lake Geode, near Burlington

Lake Geode
Lake Geode

17. Easter Lake, Des Moines

16. Lake Ahquabi, Indianola

Lake Ahquabi
Lake Ahquabi

15. Brushy Creek Lake, Lehigh

14. Lake Manawa, Council Bluffs

13. Pleasant Creek Lake, Palo

12. George Wyth Lake, Waterloo

George Wyth Lake
George Wyth Lake

11. Storm Lake, Storm Lake

10. Lake Rathbun, Moravia

Lake Rathbun
Lake Rathbun

9. Spirit Lake, Spirit Lake

8. Lake Macbride, Solon

Lake MacBride
Lake Macbride

7. East Lake Okoboji, Okoboji

6. Lake Red Rock, Knoxville

5. Big Creek Lake, Polk City

4. West Lake Okoboji, Okoboji

W. Okoboji
West Lake Okoboji

3. Clear Lake, Clear Lake

2. Coralville Lake, Coralville

Coralville Lake

1. Saylorville Lake, Des Moines

Saylorville Lake
Saylorville Lake



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