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Fort Des Moines Pond

Polk County - Iowa
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Frequently Asked Questions About Fort Des Moines Pond, IA


How big is Fort Des Moines Pond?
Fort Des Moines Pond is approximately 14 sq acres (0.1 sq km) in size.

How deep is Fort Des Moines Pond?
Fort Des Moines Pond is approximately 25 feet (7.6 m) at its deepest point.

What kind of fish can you catch in Fort Des Moines Pond?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Bluegill, Channel Catfish and Largemouth Bass in Fort Des Moines Pond.


What are the closest cities to Fort Des Moines Pond?
Nearby cities and towns include Des Moines, IA, Norwalk, IA and Carlisle, IA.

Are there places to stay in the Fort Des Moines Pond 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! Fort Des Moines Pond 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 places to eat and drink near Fort Des Moines Pond?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

What are the fishing regulations for Fort Des Moines Pond?
Iowa Department of Natural Resources There are specific fishing regulations Fort Des Moines Pond 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 Fort Des Moines Pond 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.

2019 Thor Four Winds Bunkhouse - Plenty of Room to Spread Out!
2019 Thor Four Winds Bunkhouse - Plenty of Room to Spread Out!
32 ftSleeps 7
Des Moines, IA
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Apex Coachman family camper fully stocked and ready to camp! separate bedro
Apex Coachman family camper fully stocked and ready to camp! separate bedro
34 ftSleeps 10
Des Moines, IA
$140/nightMORE
Forest River Cherokee plenty of room for the Family!
Forest River Cherokee plenty of room for the Family!
28 ftSleeps 9
Des Moines, IA
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2005 Jayco Jay Flight delivery only
2005 Jayco Jay Flight delivery only
28.5 ftSleeps 6
Indianola, IA
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Controling Authority
Nate Anderson, Conservation Officer; 515-238-4849; [email protected]
Aron Arthur, Conservation Officer; 515-238-5006; [email protected]
Ben Dodd, Fisheries Biologist; 641-891-3795; [email protected]

What is the average air temp for Fort Des Moines Pond?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Fort Des Moines Pond? 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 36°F (2°C) to a low around 19°F (-7°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 Fort Des Moines Pond?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 2 state parks in the vacinity of Fort Des Moines Pond.

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

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Fort Des Moines Pond...
DISTANCE ACRES MAX DEPTH
Easter Lake 3.4 mi 179 26 ft
Gray's Lake 3.9 mi 96 16 ft
Banner Lake (north) 6.0 mi 16
Banner Lake (south) 6.2 mi 24
Birdland Park Pond 6.6 mi 10
Purple Martin Lakes 8.1 mi 87 20 ft
Dale Maffitt Reservoir 9.5 mi 200 72 ft
Spring Creek North 11.2 mi 10
Carney Marsh 11.9 mi 14
Ankeny Lake (DMACC) 12.9 mi 14 16 ft
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