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Gray's Lake

Polk County - Iowa
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Fleur Drive, Des Moines

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Frequently Asked Questions About Gray's Lake, IA

How big is Gray's Lake?
Gray's Lake is approximately 96 sq acres (0.4 sq km) in size.

How deep is Gray's Lake?
Gray's Lake is approximately 16 feet (4.9 m) at its deepest point.

What kind of fish can you catch in Gray's Lake?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Black Crappie, Bluegill, Carp, Channel Catfish, Drum (Sheepshead), Hybrid Striped Bass, Largemouth Bass, White Crappie and Yellow Bass in Gray's Lake.

Other fish species in the lake include River Carpsucker.

What are the closest cities to Gray's Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include Des Moines, IA, Windsor Heights, IA and Norwalk, IA.

Are there places to stay in the Gray's 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! Gray's 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 places to eat and drink near Gray's 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 Gray's Lake?
Iowa Department of Natural Resources There are specific fishing regulations Gray's 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 Gray's 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.

2023 Mercedes Ultimate Coach
2023 Mercedes Ultimate Coach
24 ftSleeps 2
Urbandale, IA
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
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
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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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 Gray's Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Gray's 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 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 Gray's Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 2 state parks in the vacinity of Gray's Lake.

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

Gray's Lake Reviews
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craig n.
5 star rating
i caught a real nice walleye in the cove before the bridge yesterday on a yellow and orange jig at 1000 pm and it just surprised me to see that good of fish and there are also a lot of crappie of the bridge pillons and carp and gar out under the lightr of the bridge and bass at the docks
Reviewed Sep 22, 2004

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Purple Martin Lakes 7.1 mi 87 20 ft
Carney Marsh 8.6 mi 14
Dale Maffitt Reservoir 8.9 mi 200 72 ft
Bob Shetler 9.1 mi 37
Ankeny Lake (DMACC) 9.4 mi 14 16 ft
Banner Lake (north) 9.9 mi 16
Banner Lake (south) 10.1 mi 24
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