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 new winter drone video

If you've normally up at the lake in the summer, take a look at this recently shot drone footage of the lake and watershed in February.


Join us for the July 4th boat parade

 Decorate your boat (optional, but encouraged!)

Boats meet at the Arborvitae Boat Launch at 10 a.m. Follow the Maroon Double Decker Pontoon Clockwise around the lake.

Back up date July 5th if postponed due to weather conditions. Stay tuned to the Platte Lake Improvement Association website ( if the weather looks doubtful.

Please – No political signs or banners. Celebrate being an American!


  • Lake Surface Temperature:
    46 as of April 29, 2022
  • Flow:
    Appx 3.5 million gallons flow in from the Upper Platte River
  • Depth:
    95 ft maximum, 24 ft average


Since our efforts began in 1978, we’ve seen a 12 foot increase in depth clarity.

What can I do to help the lake?

  • Become a member of the PLIA and support its efforts. Join now
  • Encourage your neighbors to join.
  • Keep grass clippings and leaves out of the lake. This is especially important in the fall.
  • Don’t use fertilizers containing phosphorus.
  • Maintain your septic system or holding tanks and pump your tank every 2 years

Make 2022 the year you become a PLIA Member and contribute generously to our work in keeping Platte Lake clean and beautiful for generations to come. Join Now!

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