Rathbun Lake

Rathbun Lake’s 8 parks, 2 marinas, 11,000 acres of water and 21,000 acres provide space for outdoor recreation activities. Camping, sightseeing, fishing, boating, picnicking and hunting are favorite activities. Bald eagles, white-tailed deer, Canada geese, wild turkey, crappie, walleye, channel catfish and other wildlife can be found at Rathbun Lake. The lake’s fish and wildlife resources provide sightseers, fisherman, and hunters ample opportunities for their sports.

  • 8 miles northwest of Centerville, IA
  • Summer