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Pottawatomie County State Lake No. 1

Wonderful fishing lake. The maximum depth of the lake is 17 feet, with an average depth of 6 to 8 feet. It is surrounded by bluestem prairie and bordered by woodlands, has a variety of wildlife.

In summer, great blue herons can be seen feeding in the shallows. Early spring and fall will bring migrating waterfowl, including buffleheads, common goldeneyes, and green-winged and blue-winged teal.

Handicapped-accessible restroom, Picnic tables, Boat ramp. Primitive, tent camping only. 

Located five miles north of Westmoreland on Hwy 99, two miles south of Blaine.

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Look along the stream at the north end for beaver dams and feeding signs. Be alert for white-tailed deer and raccoons. In the woodlands watch for great horned and eastern screech-owls. Warblers, flycatchers, and vireos are present during migrations.

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