Wanata Park

Wanata Park is a 160 acre Park situated along the Little Sioux River next to the town of Peterson.  Come enjoy the trails as you hike along the flood plains or hills of the Little Sioux River.  The boat ramp allows access to the river for canoes, flat bottom boats and kayakers as well.  The Little Sioux River provides excellent walleye and channel cat fishing.


Located in the SW corner of Clay County on the SE edge of the Town of Peterson on 130th Ave.


Park features hiking trails, pit toilets, rock shelter built by the CCC and a boat ramp and parking along the Little Sioux River.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Park is open all year.


Wanata Park is designated as a preserve and no hunting is allowed within the Park boundaries.