Willow Lake Recreation Area

Willow Lake beach
Willow Lake beach
Willow Lake
Playground at Willow Lake
Large Shelter at Willow Lake

Campground at Willow Lake
King Deluxe Cabin

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Willow Lake Recreation Area consists of a 27-acre fishing lake with boat ramp access, fishing jetties, handicap fishing pier, 6 miles of prairie and woodland trails, campground with electricity, water and shower houses with restrooms (open April 1st through October 31st). There are also six rental cabins available-click on the facilities link on the left for more information or to make a reservation.


This 220-acre multi-use area is located 6 miles west of Woodbine, Iowa, on Easton Trail.


Recreational opportunities such as a swimming beach, fishing lake, hiking trails, picnic shelter houses and a playground are provided at Willow Lake. There is also a Nature Encounter Center with habitat displays and live animals. This park is a convenient get-away in the heart of the Loess Hills.


Park gate is closed to vehicles January 31st to April 1st, walk in only.