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Welcome to Rathbun Lake!

A treasure that defines itself as a great outdoor recreation area. The Rathbun Lake area has become a premier destination for outdoor enthusiast and has something for everyone to enjoy.

Rathbun Lake’s outdoor recreation includes golfing, hiking or biking on scenic trails, variety of fishing opportunities for any angler, the lake is very popular with sail boaters, power boaters and water skiers. Another opportunity in the Rathbun Lake area includes hunting for a variety of game. The outdoor opportunities are almost endless and we encourage you to visit Rathbun Lake.

Most people think of Rathbun Lake for its outdoor recreation. But we have so much more to experience. You’ll discover area communities rich in history and have a variety of museums to visit. Lively downtown areas full of good restaurants, shops and antiques. A treasure truly awaits you in the surrounding communities.

Please accept my warm wishes for a pleasant stay in the Rathbun Lake area. We look forward to serving you… and we look forward to your return.

Rathbun Lake Association

Rathbun Lake Association Goal and Aspirations
•Increase the visitation and usage of Rathbun Lake
•Promote the orderly management of facilities near the lake
•Promote and protect the development of natural resources
•Promote the education and enforcement of safety
•Retain and increase membership of the Association
•Promote the cooperation of all entities in obtaining grants

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© 2011 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.

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