Here you will find a little info and maybe a link to locations I have been or would like to go.

Lake Red Rock……Pella, Iowa

Bayfield/Apostle Islands Wisconsin

Bayfield Wisconsin

Saylorville Lake……Johnston, Iowa

The Saylorville Lake is 26,000 acres, which stretches for over 50 miles up the Des Moines River Valley. Activities include fishing, picnic areas with group shelters, boat launches, an accessible fishing pier, river fishing, hunting, and a 24-mile paved, multipurpose trail used for biking, hiking, jogging, walking, and in-line skating.

Saylorville Lake

Jester Park…..Granger, Iowa

Over 1600 acres of outdoor fun. Camping, boating, fishing, biking, hiking, equestrian center, nature lodge.

Spend a day walking the trails or enjoy a view of the lake by a camp fire..

Jester Park

Big Creek State Park…..Polk City, Iowa

Swimming, trails, fishing. Great for a family day out

Big Creek

Neal Smith Wildlife Refuge

5600 Acres of prarie, home to diverse wildlife including Buffalo and Elk Herds, birds of all sorts and an oak Savanna….It is a great place to learn thru activities such as monarch tagging, seed collecting. They also have days for guided hikes, photography and more.

Neal Smith

High Trestle Trail Bridge….West of Madrid, Iowa

Bridge crosses the Des Moines River Valley.  There are viewing platforms along the crossing.

Trestle Trail

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