Information on:

Knoxville - Lake Red Rock

1105 North Highway T15

Lake Red Rock is Iowa's Largest Lake with over 15,000 acres of water and 35,000 acres of land for your enjoyment. Located on the Des Moines River just 45 miles southeast and downriver from Des Moines, the reservoir collects runoff and and drainage from over 12,320 square miles of Iowa and southern Minnesota land. This protects communities and agriculture lands downstream from the Red Rock Dam. The maximum flood control pool is 780 feet above sea level, over 33 miles long, and covers 65,500 acres. Other lake area benefits include numerous recreational opportunities and natural resources on the water and surrounding public lands.


Chris Godfrey

Friday, Oct. 27, 2017
Good recreation lake with above average crappie and channel cat populations

Makaveli Benitez

Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017
Very nice Lake and Good Camping...... Can't 4get all the nice fish in that beautiful lake...

Sally Benson

Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018
Beautiful clean lake

Toolman Taylor

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018
First time being here can't believe how big this place is

Andrew De Haan

Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017
Great camping and bike trials. Water can be a bit dirty depending on the season. Check local conditions before swimming in the lake.

Lake Red Rock is not affiliated with AmericanTowns Media