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Rathbun Lake information and Links
Rathbun Lake Association
The mission of the Rathbun Lake Association is to enhance the safe use and enjoyment of
Rathbun Lake through education, information, and promotion in cooperation with our
membership, while preserving Rathbun Lake as a natural resource for all Iowans.
Rathbun Lake Marinas
Rathbun Lake US Army Corp of Engineers site
US Army Corp of Engineers site with Rathbun Lake info and maps
Centerville and Rathbun Lake info
Just six miles from Centerville, Rathbun Lake's eight parks, two marinas,
11,000 acres of water and 21,000 acres of public land provide space for outdoor
recreation activities. Camping, sightseeing, fishing, boating, swimming, 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, fishermen and hunters ample
opportunities for their sports.