Snyder Bend Park
This 35-acre area is located 3 miles west of Salix, Iowa. Snyder Bend Lake is an oxbow
of the Missouri River, formed in the early 1960's when the river was channelized.
The lake has been stocked with walleye fingerlings in the past, a cooperative project
with the River City Anglers of Siouxland. Other popular game fish include largemouth
bass, northern pike, bluegill, crappie, catfish and perch.
- On-site facilities include:
- 28 electrical campsites (fee charged)
- 12 tent or non-electrical campsites (fee charged)
- Dump station
- Family cabins (fee charged)
- Wireless internet
- Shower house with flush toilets and hot water
- Open picnic shelter
- Recreational play areas
- Playground equipment
- Handicap fishing access
- Accessible concrete and limestone trail
- Picnic sites
- Boat ramp and parking area
- Year-round fishing
- Wildlife viewing observation deck
A wildlife refuge has been established at Snyder Bend and no disturbance or human
traffic is allowed on the refuge for several months in the fall. Please observe refuge
dates as posted. Park facilities are open and pressurized water systems are available
May 1 through October 31.
Woodbury County is located in far west-central Iowa in the Loess Hills and along the Missouri River. It is home to areas such as Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, Little Sioux Park, Snyder Bend Park and Owego Wetland. The Woodbury CCB collectively manages 16 parks, natural areas, public hunting areas, wetlands and preserves encompassing over 5,500 acres across the county. You will find a tremendous variety of outdoor recreational opportunities for people of all ages and interests.