Carter Lake


5Listings$220K-$885K$2.4MTotal Value
Carter Lake, Iowa

The Carter Lake real estate market is a top twenty marketplace for lake property in Iowa.

There are typically between 10 and 20 listings available in this area at any given time.

Homes for sale near Carter Lake can range between $50,000 and $600,000 approximately, with a total market value of around $4,000,000.

  • 6Mi. of Shoreline
  • 6Avg. Depth
  • 11Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
  • Ownership
  • Acreage
  • Public Boat Ramps
(402) 444-5916
11025 John J Pershing Drive
Omaha, NE 68112
Riverfront Marina
400 Riverfront Drive
Omaha, NE 68102
Golf Courses
(712) 328-4660
2 Harrah's Blvd
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 347-5173
210 Locust Street
Carter Lake, IA 51510
(402) 444-4628
8305 Rainwood Road
Omaha, NE 68122
Tomes Country Club Acres RV Park
(712) 366-0363
706 Veteran Memorial Hwy
Coucil Bluffs, IA 51501
  • Counties: Pottawattamie County
  • Fish: Flathead Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Striped Bass Hybrid, Walleye
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Houseboats are allowed with restrictions. -- Cannot be used as a primary residence.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
  • Dock restrictions (No).
(712) 328-5000
800 Mercy Drive
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
North Omaha Airport
12001 North 72nd Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68122
10 miles away
Eppley Airfield
4501 Abbot Drive, Omaha, Nebraska 68110
6 miles away
About Carter Lake
Convenient to Omaha, Accessible to Des Moines and Lincoln

Carter Lake is both a lake and township located in Pottawattamie County, Nebraska, which is less than a half-hour from Omaha and within two hours of both Des Moines and Lincoln.

The waterfront covers an area of 1,293 acres, contains a maximum and average depth of 11 and six feet respectively, and features six miles of shoreline.

Popular Boating Lake

The Carter Lake township is home to a very active boating community. All types of watercraft are permitted on this lake, including speedboats, pontoons, and fishing vessels.

This area is also a popular location for water sports like wakeboarding, inner tubing, waterskiing, and boat racing, to name a few.

Teeming with Fish

While Carter Lake does allow boating on the waterfront, the water clarity is still quite high. The township stocks this lake with a variety of game fish annually.

Anglers of varying skill levels take to this lake in search of large- and smallmouth bass, bluegill, flathead catfish, and walleye.

The Perfect Place to Experience Lake Life

Whether you are looking to purchase a family home, a waterfront vacation property, or a full-time retirement residence, Carter Lake is an excellent choice for lake real estate.