Black Hawk Lake Protective Association (BHLPA)
BHLPA is a group of future-focused citizens and organizations concerned with the long-term health of Black Hawk Lake and the surrounding environment. Their mission is to engage area homeowners, farmers, landowners, businesses and users of Black Hawk Lake to advocate and promote the general welfare of Black Hawk Lake and the surrounding environment. The group is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a board of directors and membership. For more information, please visit their website at www.blackhawklake.org.
Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
The Iowa DNR has a district office located in Black Hawk State Park at 228 So. Blossom St, Lake View, IA 51450. They offer state park camping information along with fishing reports and trail maps. Their mission is to conserve and enhance our natural resources in cooperation with individuals and organizations to improve the quality of life in Iowa and ensure a legacy for future generations. True to their mission, the DNR has been working closely with city officials in Lake View to enhance water quality at Black Hawk Lake and keep it viable for the future. For DNR-related questions, please contact the Black Hawk District Office by phone at 712-657-2638 or via email at Black_Hawk@dnr.iowa.gov.
Lake View Community Club (LVCC)
LVCC is a group of businesses and individuals working together with a mission to enhance and stimulate growth and quality of life in Lake View through community involvement. Their projects are focused on making the community a vibrant and enticing place to do business, visit and ultimately, call home. Delivering on this mission, they work closely with local groups that are guided by four pillars: Develop, Enhance, Protect and Preserve. For more information on LVCC, please call City Hall at 712-657-2634 or find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LakeViewIA.
Lake View Hometown Pride
Lake View’s Hometown Pride committee was established in July of 2015 as part of the Keep Iowa Beautiful Hometown Pride program. The purpose of the group is to create a better community with increased community pride. The committee has developed and implemented a plan for community development. They have also implemented such projects as an annual shoreline cleanup each spring, fundraising and construction of a new Splash Pad in Speaker Park, fundraising for a new heart monitor/defibrillator for Lake View’s Sac County ambulance, and replacement of the old bike arch at the beginning of the Sauk Rail Trail located in Lake View. For more information on Hometown Pride, please contact City Hall at 712-657-2634.