Cairo Woods Wildlife Area

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Cairo (pronounced "care-oh") is a favorite with locals for berry-picking, mushrooming, hiking, horseback riding and all kinds of hunting. Local cross-country teams use the trails for practice runs.


Reasons to Visit

Special Interests: spring wildflowers along trails;berry picking, mushrooming

Trails: hike and ride horses on mowed work roads (flat to moderate hills); horses allowed May 21-Sept 15 only get trail map»

Watchable Wildlife: forest, prairie

Hunting: major - deer, turkey, squirrel, rabbit; minor - pheasant get aerial photo »

Fishing: two small, walk-in ponds
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South of Columbus Junction
9032 S Ave, Columbus Junction, IA 52738

Size: 525 acres

Habitat: forest, grass, prairie, cropland, brush

Louisa County Conservation Board       319-523-8381