Echo Valley State Park

Shelter House made by the CCC at Echo Valley State Park
Shelter House made by the CCC at Echo Valley State Park
Pit Toilet
Primitive Campground in Echo Valley State Park
Otter Creek in Echo Valley State Park

People Enjoying the EVENT Trail
Jack-In-The Pulpit Flower

A 100 acre natural area, which was originally built by the Civilian Conservation Corps around 1930's.
This park is owned by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources but maintained and managed by the Fayette County Conservation Board

Location

911 Address for the Echo Valley Side:
9672 Echo Valley Road
West Union, Iowa 52141

911 Address for the Glover's Creek Side:
9680 Echo Valley Road
West Union, Iowa 52141

Features

Many hand-built historical structures built by the CCC:
Dam - what remains
Keystone Archway
Lime Kiln
Shelter House - Large
Pit Toilet

The park also features:
Picnicking
Smaller Picnic Shelter
Primitive Camping
Trout Fishing - in both Glover's and Otter Creek
Hiking and Non-motorized Biking Trails
Bird Watching
Spring Wildflower Watching

EVENT [Echo Valley Environmental Nature Trail]:
2 1/2 miles long gravel based running though Echo Valley State Park along the old railway right away
Walking
Hiking
Jogging
Non-motorized Biking
Equestrian Trail Riding Welcome on the EVENT trail only
Fishing in Otter Creek
Pit Toilet