Located one mile southwest of Smithland, this area highlights some of the Loess Hills' open grassland and timbered areas. Two ponds located in the park are stocked with bluegill, channel catfish and largemouth bass. Electric motors may be used in the ponds.
On-site facilities include:
- 19 electrical campsites (fee charged)
- 12 tent or non-electrical campsites (fee charged)
- shower house with flush toilets and hot water
- picnic areas
- fishing dock
- hiking trails
- equestrian trails and horse trailer parking lot
- native grass demonstration plots
- hunting (October 15 to May 15) Restrictions: no centerfire rifles and no trapping
- winter activities: hunting, ice fishing, cross country skiing, hiking trails available. Snowmobiling is not allowed
Trails of the area take the visitor through a variety of habitats. A self-guided nature trail brochure is available at the trail head. Numerous bluebird boxes have been erected in the area and visitors may catch a glimpse of the brilliant, blue birds.
Park facilities are open 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.