Parks, Camping, and Hunting


Mormon Trail Lake & Park: 1 1⁄2 miles east of Bridgewater. Follow signs south from Hwy 92.

Rex Sullivan Wildlife Area: 1453 330th Street, 8 miles southeast of Bridgewater.

Lake Orient Recreation Area: Just west of Orient on Hwy 25.

Cornell Wildlife Area: 1 mile east and 1 mile north of Adair.

Hoskins Wildlife Area: 2009 Adair-Adams Street, 6 miles southwest of Orient.

Meadow Lake: 13 miles northeast of Greenfield on Hwy 25.

Jensen-Butler Wildlife Area: 9 miles southeast of Stuart at the corner of Trenton Avenue and 200th Street.

Lake Greenfield – Nodaway Lake – Ken Sidey Nature Area: A multi-park complex just southwest of Greenfield.

Wright Timber Wildlife Area: 3202 190th Street, 9 miles south and 3 miles east of Stuart.

Middle River Forest Area: 3234 200th Street, 10 miles southeast of Stuart and 13 miles northeast of Greenfield.

Middle River Water Trail: Begins in the Middle River Forest Area in northeastern Adair County and ends at the historic Holliwell Covered Bridge in Madison County.

For more information on Adair County Lakes and Parks: 641-743-6450 [email protected]


Grove Park: 10th and Grove Avenue, Corning

Lake Icaria: 1756 Juniper Avenue, 650 -acre lake, Marina, 14 cabins, 2 cottages, two campgrounds,

Lake Binder: 1-1⁄2 miles northeast of Corning, no wake, 56 campsites, 641-322-4230.

Hamilton Prairie: 2330 Redwood Ave, Prescott

Hoskinson Wildlife Area: 2195 200th Street, Corning

Memorial Rock Park: 406 6th Street, Corning

Talty Wildlife Area: 1628 Lake Icaria Rd, Corning

Spring lake Park: 101 Quincy Street, 27 acres, includes two softball fields and plenty of space for exploring. Favorite area for mushroom hunting in the wooded area Southwest side of Corning along Hwy 148 just north of Hwy 34.


Osceola City Parks:

Grade Lake Park: Lake Shore Drive.

Lauren’s Bark Park: 801 East McLane St.


East Clay Street Park: 601 East Clay Street


Seminole Park: Country Club Drive.

Little Indian Park: Corner of Temple and Jackson Street.

Warren Family Park: Warren Avenue and Truman Road.

Q-Pond Park and Walking Trail: West Clay Street walking trail connects to East Lake Park.

Clarke County Parks:

Hopeville Square Park: Hopeville, Iowa.

Mallory Park: Murray, Iowa.

Murray Recreation Complex: Murray, Iowa

East Lake Park: Located 1 mile east of Osceola on Hwy. 34.

Stephens State Forest: West on Hwy. 34, Woodburn, Iowa.

Liberty Park: U.S. Hwy 69 north of Osceola, 2905 Walker St. Liberty, Iowa.

Turkey Ridge Wildlife Area: 5 miles south of Osceola on U.S. Highway 69, then 2 miles east on county road H45, and 3⁄4 miles south on 250th Avenue.

Coyote Canyon Wildlife Area: Located 9 miles northwest of Osceola, directional signs from County Road R35 and Pacific Street to 180th Ave.

Green Pine Wildlife Area: Located 8 1⁄2 miles northeast of Osceola on county road R50.

Additional Camping Availability:

Lakeside Casino: I-35 Exit 34 West, Osceola.

Clarke County Fairgrounds: 2070 Hwy. 34 West, Osceola

West Lake and Marina: I-35 Exit 34 West, Osceola.

Revelton Distilling Company “Harvest Hosts”: I-35 Exit 34 East, Osceola.


Fife’s Grove Park: 2 miles north on West Street, Mount Ayr. 641-464-2787

Fogle Park Recreation Area: Northwest edge of Diagonal. 641-734-5491

Kokesh Recreational Area: 1 mile south of Diagonal. 641-464-2787

Poe Hollow Park: Hwy. 2 East, Mount Ayr. 641-464-2787

Liberty Lake: 2173 State Hwy. 169, Mount Ayr. 641-464-2787


City Parks: Bedford, Blockton, Clearfield, Conway, Gravity, Lenox, New Market, Sharpsburg

3 Lake Camp Ground: Lake Shore Dr., SE of Golf Course. Lenox Municipal Utilities, 641-333-2550.

LaDoga LaBlanche Orchards: Jct of Hwy. 2 and Garden Ave, Bedford, 712-303-7766 www.littleredschool |

Lake of 3 Fires State Park: 2303 The Lake Road, Bedford. Park Ranger: 712-523-2700

Sand’s Timber Recreation: Co. Road J55, Blockton. West of Yellowstone Ave.

Windmill Lake: East of New Market.

Wilson’s Lake: South & east of Lenox managed by Taylor Co. Conservation Board.


12 Mile Lake: 4 miles east of Creston, 641-347-5100.

Afton City Park: On the square, Afton.

Arispe Roadside Park: Hwy. 169

Cedar Park: 1937 190th St., Creston

Country Court Mobile Home & RV Court: 1804 Virginia Ln., Creston. 1-800-398-9646 or 641-344-1574

Garfield Park: West of Afton, 641-347-5100.

Green Valley State Park: 641-782-5131.

Groesbeck Wildlife Area: NE of Afton.

Lorimor City Park: west edge of Lorimor.

McKinley Park & McKinley Park Campground: West side of Creston. 541-782-2000 ext. 208

Mount Pisgah Park: 1704 Mount Pisgah Rd. Thayer

Paul & Becky Kelley Natural Wilderness Area: West of Afton, 641-347-5100

Rainbow Park: 500 block of S. Vine & S. Birch, Creston.

Talmage Hill Nature Park: 4 miles east of Afton.

Thayer Lake: 1 mile west of Thayer.

Three-Mile Lake & Recreation Area: 641-347-5100

Valley View RV Park: 1246 Green Valley Rd., Creston 641-782-0567