Northwest Lakes A-Z
Northwest Lakes and Reservoirs
|Lake Name||Lake Summary|
|East Okoboji Lake||
Also known as: East Lake Okoboji
East Okoboji Lake is one of a chain of lakes known as Iowa's Great Lakes. East Okoboji Lake received its unique name from the Dakota Indians. They called ...
|Iowa Great Lakes||
Also known as: Big Spirit Lake, Little Spirit Lake, West Okoboji Lake, East Okoboji Lake, Gar Lakes, Center Lake, Silver Lake
Most of the world equates Iowa with corn fields and election-year Straw Polls and has never heard of Iowa's Great Lakes. Nestled in the Northwest Region ...
Also known as: Tuttle Lake
Located in Martin County, Minnesota and Emmet County, Iowa, Okamanpeedan Lake is also known as Tuttle Lake. Okamanpeedan is Native American for "nesting ...
|Silver Lake||Silver Lake, a natural glacial lake spanning 1,041 acres, is located in northwestern Iowa bordering the town of Lake Park. It is one of the chain of lakes ...|
Also known as: Big Spirit Lake
Spirit Lake is one of a chain of lakes known as Iowa's Great Lakes. Also called Big Spirit Lake, this natural body of water was named by the Dakota Native ...
|Storm Lake||Storm Lake is located in Buena Vista County in northern Iowa. At 3,097 acres, the lake is one of the largest natural lakes in the state. On the northern ...|
|West Okoboji Lake||
Also known as: West Lake Okoboji
West Okoboji Lake is one of Iowa's eight Great Lakes located in Dickinson County. It was named "Minnetonka" by the Sioux Indians meaning "Great Waters." ...