Learn about the DNR's COVID-19 response and how the current health emergency is impacting DNR facilities, services and events.

Cherry Glen East

General Information

County: Polk
Location: Located near the intersection of NW Abbie Dr. and NW 8th St., Ankeny
Acres: 3.70
Maximum Depth:
Motoring Restrictions:

Nearby Parks


Amenities at Cherry Glen East include:
  • Trails
  • Playground
  • Community Fishing Location
No recent updates

You can zoom in on the map for bathymetric information for some lakes

  • 10/09/2018 - 53 Channel Catfish (8.3)
  • 06/07/2018 - 370 Largemouth Bass (1.6)
The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

  • Bluegill
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: No daily limit on private waters
  • Largemouth Bass
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined black bass, 3 fish
    • Possession Limit: combined black bass, 6 fish
    • Length Limit: 15-inch minimum
    • Other:
A fish survey in 2018 found 7- to 14.5-inch largemouth bass, bluegills mostly 6- to 7.5-inches and small crappies around 7.5-inches. (2019)


Iowa-Caught Fish Are Safe to Eat, In Almost All Cases

The vast majority of Iowa’s streams, rivers and lakes offer safe and high-quality fish that pose little or no threat to human health if consumed. Some limitations may apply for young children and pregnant women. Here’s a Fish Consumption Fact Sheet from the Iowa DNR and the Iowa Dept. of Public Health for more information. Here is a list of current fish consumption advisories for Iowa lakes and rivers.