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Spirit Lake

Dickinson County - Iowa
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One mile North of Spirit Lake

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Frequently Asked Questions About Spirit Lake, IA


How big is Spirit Lake?
Spirit Lake is approximately 5,684 sq acres (23.0 sq km) in size.

How deep is Spirit Lake?
Spirit Lake is approximately 23 feet (7.0 m) at its deepest point.

What kind of fish can you catch in Spirit Lake?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Bluegill, Carp, Channel Catfish, Drum (Sheepshead), Largemouth Bass, Muskie, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, White Bass, White Crappie, Yellow Bullhead and Yellow Perch in Spirit Lake.


What are the closest cities to Spirit Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include Orleans, IA, Spirit Lake, IA and Okoboji, IA.

Are there places to stay in the Spirit 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! Spirit 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 Spirit 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 Spirit 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 Spirit 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 Spirit Lake?
Iowa Department of Natural Resources There are specific fishing regulations Spirit 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?

Explore the Spirit Lake area in a RV
Are you looking for an adventurous vacation option that won't break the bank? Look no further than renting an RV! Contrary to popular belief, the process is much simpler than you might imagine. With just a few easy steps, you'll soon be experiencing the ultimate freedom and convenience of exploring the open road in your very own recreational vehicle. And the best part? RV travel can save you up to 60% compared to other types of vacations! With the money you'll save, you'll be able to travel even more and create unforgettable memories along the way. So why wait? Start planning your next adventure today with an RV rental. Learn more about renting a RV.

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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 Spirit Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Spirit 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 30°F (-1°C) to a low around 12°F (-11°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 Spirit Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 4 state parks in the vacinity of Spirit Lake.

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

Spirit Lake Reviews
Below is the word on street about Spirit Lake.
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craig p.
4 star rating
A great fishing lake that most always has something biting. Can get a bit congested with recreational boaters, but still there are always places to catch fish.Super ice fishing lake for all species The iowa dnr posts a weekly fishing report for this and other area lakes.
Reviewed Feb 4, 2009

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Spirit Lake...
DISTANCE ACRES MAX DEPTH
Marble Lake 2.0 mi 173 7 ft
Little Spirit Lake 2.4 mi 624 8 ft
Little Spirit Lake 2.8 mi 604 7 ft
Pearl Lake 3.6 mi 117 6 ft
Loon Lake 3.9 mi 708 8 ft
Chandler Lake 4.2 mi 71 8 ft
Rush Lake 4.5 mi 243 3 ft
Diamond Lake 4.8 mi 143 7 ft
Center Lake 4.9 mi 220 18 ft
East Okoboji Lake 5.1 mi 1,835 21 ft
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