BLACK HAWK LAKE AT LAKE VIEW

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


RESERVOIR IOWA

Black Hawk Lake At Lake View


April 16, 2024

6 ft

+0.32% today
88% of Normal Low

Water gage height, ft levels at Black Hawk Lake At Lake View are currently 6 ft, about 88% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 7.14ft. Maximum recorded Gage height, ft since record keeping began in 2007 was 2008-06-10 when levels reached 9.19 ft. Lowest recorded Gage height, ft was 2012-12-12 when levels receded to 4.48 ft. View historical levels.

Black Hawk Lake is a man-made lake located in Lake View, Iowa. The lake was created in the 1930s when a dam was constructed on the Black Hawk Creek. The hydrology of the lake is controlled by a weir that regulates the water level. The lake has a surface area of 957 acres and an average depth of 11 feet. The lake is fed by several small streams and snowpack from the surrounding area. The lake is used for recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and swimming. The lake also serves as a source of water for irrigation and agricultural purposes. The lake is surrounded by a state park that includes hiking trails, picnic areas, and campsites. The lake is named after the Sauk warrior Black Hawk, who fought against the United States in the Black Hawk War of 1832.



Geolocation -95.042, 42.304
Elevation 1,213.6 ft
Gage Height, Ft 24hr Change 0.32%
Percent of Normal 88%
Minimum 4.48 ft
2012-12-12
Maximum 9.19 ft
2008-06-10
Average 7 ft

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Historical Data

GAGE HEIGHT, FT

Area Boat Ramps

LAKE GREENFIELD RECREATION AREA
Watershed,
LINDEN DRIVE 184, ARNOLDS PARK
Little Sioux Watershed, Iowa
130TH STREET 3653, EMMET COUNTY
Upper Des Moines Watershed, Minnesota
DAM ROAD 798, ARNOLDS PARK
Little Sioux Watershed, Iowa
140TH STREET 24728, ORLEANS
Little Sioux Watershed, Minnesota
CRESCENT PARK DRIVE LAKE VIEW
North Raccoon Watershed, Iowa
WEST OKOBOJI
Little Sioux Watershed, Iowa
10TH AVENUE NORTH ESTHERVILLE
Upper Des Moines Watershed, Minnesota
LAKE VIEW
North Raccoon Watershed, Iowa
150TH STREET SPIRIT LAKE
Little Sioux Watershed, Minnesota

Rafting & Kayaking

CASS LAKE TO LAKE WINNIBIGOSHISH
Mississippi Headwaters Watershed, Minnesota
THE STATE LINE TO THE MOUTH OF THE RIVER OUTH OF THE RIVER
Illinois Watershed, Arkansas
LAKE WINNIGIGOSHISH TO BLACKWATER LAKE
Mississippi Headwaters Watershed, Minnesota
PINE BLUFF TO TAHLEQUAH WATER SUPPLY PLANT
Illinois Watershed, Arkansas
LAKE FRANCES SPILLWAY TO PINE BLUFF
Illinois Watershed, Oklahoma
TAHLEQUAH WATER SUPPLY PLANT TO HORSESHOE BEND
Illinois Watershed, Oklahoma
THE OTTER TAIL POWERPLANT TO ALLEN'S BAY
Mississippi Headwaters Watershed, Minnesota
THE IRON BRIDGE OF COUNTY ROAD 7 TO LAKE BEMIDJI
Mississippi Headwaters Watershed, Minnesota
THE STATE LINE TO THE MOUTH OF THE RIVER
Illinois Watershed, Oklahoma
THE OUTLET OF LAKE ITASCA TO THE IRON BRIDGE OF COUNTY ROAD 7
Mississippi Headwaters Watershed, Minnesota

Parks & Recreation

                                                       

Klinefelter Memorial Park

Monson Lake State Park

Charles A. Lindbergh State Park

Greenleaf Lake State Recreation Area

Joseph R. Brown State Wayside

Millstream Park

Upper Sioux Agency State Park

Glacial Lakes State Park

Lake Carlos State Park

Sibley State Park

                                                                                                                       
                                               

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