Chinkapin Bluffs Recreation Area

Chinkapin Bluffs Recreation Area

Hike, bike, have a picnic and be sure to take time to look at the view of the Iowa River valley from the overlook. 

View a brochure and trail map.

 

Amenities:

Scenic Overlook

Playground

Picnic Shelter – available to rent for $25

Picnic Tables & Grills

Restrooms

Electricity & Water

Reasons to Visit:

Spring wildflowers along trails; prairie demonstration plot

Trails: hiking (accessible to moderately challenging), biking (crushed limestone/flat)

Wildlife watching: forest, prairie, wetland, scenic overlook

Hunting: major – deer, turkey, squirrel, minor – rabbit, pheasant

DOWNLOAD AERIAL MAP HERE

Location:
Southeast of Columbus Junction
14198 R Avenue, Columbus Junction, IA 52738

Size: 498 acres

Habitat: prairie, wetland, forest

Management:
Louisa County Conservation Board
lccb@lccb.org       319-523-8381