Willow Lake Recreation Area

Willow Lake beach
Willow Lake beach
Willow Lake
Playground at Willow Lake

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Willow Lake Recreation Area consists of a 27-acre fishing lake with boat ramp access, fishing jetties, prairie and woodland trails, campground with electricity and a modern shower house (open April through October), and cabins for rent are some of the amenities of this area. 


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.