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The Adams County Conservation Board is located in southwest Iowa and is home to the Lake Icaria Recreation Area as well as Talty Wildlife Area, Hamilton Prairie, Hoskinson Wildlife Area and Spring Lake. The Adams CCB manages these five areas encompassing 2,151 acres of parks, wildlife and recreation areas. Adams CCB is approximately 95 miles southwest of Des Moines, Iowa and 95 miles southeast of Omaha, Nebraska.
Adams County invites you to visit and spend a weekend enjoying the many activities available at Lake Icaria. Just 4 miles north of Corning...Lake Icaria...You will love it!
Fish for large mouth bass, wipers, walleye, bluegill, crappie, and channel catfish. All can be both fun and challenging. We have a handicap pier as well as many jetties around the lake for shore access. Numerous boat ramps and wake free zones are geared toward the fisherman. Boat in our 1 1/4 mile ski zone or see the sights with a putt in any of the 5 mph wake free areas. Only outboards and inboard-outboards allowed. Swim off our 300 foot sandy beach. Enjoy concessions, shelters with grills and picnic tables, playground and a volleyball court while at the beach. Bobbers Down Marina (641-322-5234) offers ATM, boat and dock rentals, fuel, fishing, camping and hunting supplies, wood, ice, souvenirs, bait and many other sales and services.
Hike on one of our many trails. Enjoy over 6 miles of nature trails
across bridges and stairs in the
timber, stroll the open prairie or take in the view of the lake. Picnic at one of our four large reservable open air shelters or choose a smaller public shelter. Stand up grills and picnic areas with tables are available throughout the park. Public hunting and nature areas abound at Lake Icaria as well as Hamilton Prairie, Hoskinson and Talty Wildlife Areas. Choose one of our two spacious modern Camping areas on the south side of the lake, Timber Ridge or Lake View Campground.
Full service, electric, electric/water and tent sites (154 sites to choose from) or 14 log-style Cabins are available to provide the best camping experience.
LAKE VIEW CAMPGROUND IS FIRST COME FIRST-SERVE ONLY, TIMBER RIDGE CAMPGROUND IS FIRST COME - FIRST SERVE OR RESERVED ON-LINE AS ARE THE CABINS AND SHELTERS
ADAMS COUNTY CONSERVATION BOARD
1688 Lake Icaria Road
Corning, IA 50841-8380
PHONE: (641) 322-4793
MAIN OFFICE LOCATION:Hwy 148 north of Corning, east on North Lake Rd, north on Lake Icaria Rd
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Activities in Adams County
ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE IN ADAMS COUNTY:
Swimming (beach only)
Fishing ... click here for DNR Iowa Outdoors
Parks in Adams County