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Dew Point73°

Lower Gar Lake

Dickinson County - Iowa
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½ mile south of Arnolds Park

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Frequently Asked Questions About Lower Gar Lake, IA

How big is Lower Gar Lake?
Lower Gar Lake is approximately 251 sq acres (1.0 sq km) in size.

How deep is Lower Gar Lake?
Lower Gar Lake is approximately 7 feet (2.1 m) at its deepest point.

What kind of fish can you catch in Lower Gar Lake?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Black Bullhead, Black Crappie, Bluegill, Brown Bullhead, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, White Crappie and Yellow Bass in Lower Gar Lake.

What are the closest cities to Lower Gar Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include Arnolds Park, IA, Milford, IA and West Okoboji, IA.

Are there places to stay in the Lower Gar Lake area?
Are you craving a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? Or maybe you're an avid angler in search of the perfect fishing spot? Look no further! Lower Gar Lake and its surrounding area offer an abundance of options to suit your needs. If you're in need of accommodation, check out our area map which highlights some of the best places to stay. And if you're looking for even more options, head on over to our Travel section. But why settle for a traditional hotel or resort when you can take your adventure to the next level by renting a RV? The open road awaits you!
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Are there topographical lake maps available Lower Gar Lake?
We have an topograpical map for online viewing near the top of this page. Lake-Link Pro users can download an print a topograpical map of Lower Gar Lake (.pdf format) along with 2,700 more lake maps. For more information on all the benefits of Lake-Link Pro click here.

Are there places to eat and drink near Lower Gar Lake?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

What are the fishing regulations for Lower Gar Lake?
Iowa Department of Natural Resources There are specific fishing regulations Lower Gar Lake that you need to know. For complete fishing regulations visit the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. To report a violation call (800) 532-2020 . Need a Iowa fishing license?

Controling Authority
Mike Hawkins, Fisheries Biologist; 712-336-1840; [email protected]
Steve Reighard, Conservation Officer; 712-260-1018; [email protected]

What is the average air temp for Lower Gar Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Lower Gar Lake? Don't forget to plan ahead! Weather can be unpredictable, but we've got you covered. On average, air temperatures during this time of year range from a high around 84°F (29°C) to a low around 62°F (17°C). Of course, these are just historical averages, so be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. For the most up-to-date weather information, be sure to check out our Weather Bar located at the top of this page.

Are there any state parks near Lower Gar Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 3 state parks in the vacinity of Lower Gar Lake.

For more Iowa State Park information see our State Park Guide.

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Lower Gar Lake...
Minnewashta Lake 0.7 mi 118 15 ft
Upper Gar Lake 1.2 mi 36 8 ft
West Okoboji Lake 3.1 mi 3,847 139 ft
East Okoboji Lake 4.2 mi 1,835 21 ft
Center Lake 4.3 mi 220 18 ft
Marble Lake 8.5 mi 173 7 ft
Spirit Lake 8.7 mi 5,684 23 ft
Diamond Lake 9.7 mi 143 7 ft
Little Spirit Lake 10.5 mi 624 8 ft
Little Spirit Lake 11.0 mi 604 7 ft
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