Corydon Lake

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


Corydon Lake is a man-made body of water in south-central Iowa near the town of Corydon. The lake was created in the 1970s as a flood control measure and for recreational purposes. The lake has a surface area of 121 acres and a maximum depth of 25 feet. It is fed by rainfall and runoff from surrounding agricultural land. The lake has a spillway that helps regulate the water level and prevent flooding downstream. The lake is used for fishing, boating, and other water sports, and is stocked with fish species including bass, crappie, and catfish. The surrounding area is also popular for hunting and camping. The lake is managed by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

June 14, 2024

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Humidity

24hr Change 12%
Percent of Normal 199%
Minimum 0.01
1993-03-18
Maximum 118
1993-03-31
Average 3
Dam_Height 26
Drainage_Area 2.7
Year_Completed 1974
Nid_Storage 870
Foundations Soil
Surface_Area 66.9
Hazard_Potential Significant
River_Or_Stream TR-WEST JACKSON CREEK
Dam_Length 750
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Nid_Height 26

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