Interstate Park Lake

General Information

County: Franklin
Location: 1 mile west, 2 mile south of I-35 & Hwy 3
Acres: 20.00
Maximum Depth: 12 ft. (2004)
Motoring Restrictions: Electric Motors Only

Nearby Parks

Beeds Lake State Park

Amenities

Amenities at Interstate Park Lake include:
  • Boat Access
  • Fishing Jetty
  • Trails
  • Good/Excellent Shorefishing
  • Gravel Boat Ramp
No recent updates

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  • 09/12/2018 - 361 Channel Catfish (8.5)
  • 9/14/16 - 360 Channel Catfish (9.1")
  • 09/09/2014 - 450 Channel Catfish (8")
  • 09/13/2012 - 450 Channel Catfish (8.7")
The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

  • Black Bullhead
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: unlimited
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:
  • Black Crappie
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined black and white crappie, 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: No daily limit on private waters
  • Bluegill
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: No daily limit on private waters
  • Channel Catfish
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined: channel, blue and flathead catfish, 8 fish
    • Possession Limit: combined: channel, blue and flathead catfish, 30 fish
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:
  • White Crappie
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: combined black and white crappie, 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: unlimited
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other: No daily limit on private waters
  • Yellow Perch
    • Season: Continuous
    • Daily Bag Limit: 25 fish
    • Possession Limit: 50 fish
    • Length Limit: none
    • Other:
This lake experienced a partial winter kill in 2021. (2021)
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Contacts

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.