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Black Hawk Lake


Rated 6th in Iowa lakes by Iowa Outdoor Magazine, Black Hawk Lake is a popular gathering place welcoming approximately 250,000 visitors annually. A 957-acre lake, it is the southernmost glacial lake in the United States.

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Biking Sauk Rail Trail


Home to the northwest end of the Sauk Rail Trail, Lake View is the perfect place for biking enthusiasts. The Sauk Rail Trail is a 33-mile long multi-use hard surface trail in Sac and Carroll counties that winds through the countryside communities of Lake View, Carnarvon, Breda, and Maple River

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Birding


If birding is your passion, Lake View is definitely the place you want to visit. During different times of the year you can see everything from bald eagles to pelicans, to blue herons and swans.

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Fishing/Hunting


Black Hawk Lake is a favorite destination for area anglers. Channel catfish, walleye, and bass are abundant in many areas of the lake. Watch for the crowd fishing off the West Stone Pier – that means the perch and blue gills are biting!

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Parks/Recreation


Lake View offers endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Whether your passion is biking or birding or just connecting with family and friends outdoors, we have something for you.

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Shopping/Restaurants


On vacation and looking for a way to relax that doesn’t involve being outdoors? Spend some time on Main Street in Lake View. You will find everything from outdoor gear to unique gifts and home décor.

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Historic Walking Tour


The historic walking tour offers a glimpse into Lake View’s rich history. You can visit each of these sites, view the brief information board, and then read further on the corresponding web page.
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