West Lake (Bowling Green)

Driving Directions

From Bowling Green at the Highway 61/161 overpass, take the north outer road north, then County Road 282 east to the lake.


The lake offers 28 acres of fishable water.

General Information





City of Bowling Green

City of Bowling Green 573-324-5451

  • The fishery is managed by MDC.
  • The land surrounding the lake and all non-fishing related activities are managed by the City of Bowling Green.

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Canoeing  Bowling Green West Lake  
Fishing - Bass Good population.  
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Sunfish Good population.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Parking Lotaccessible   

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Fishing Lake or Pond Bowling Green West Lake 28.00 acres Lake can be accessed from parking lot north of lake dam. Small boats can be carried up walking trail to lake.  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Lakes/Ponds 28.00  
Total Area Acres:28.00 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
No Designated Trails

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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