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Mormon Trail Park

Camping Camping at Mormon Trail Park

 Camping is permitted only in designated areas. Camping is restricted to one basic unit per site except that a small tent or other type of camping unit may be placed on the site so long as the persons occupying the second unit are under 18 years of age and are dependent members of the family occupying the larger unit. The cost of an electrical site is $9.00 per night and a nonelectrical site is $6.00. There are 15 electrical sites and 5 non-electrical sites. Camping at Mormon Trail Park is available on a first come first serve basis. We do not accept reservations. If you have questions about availability you may call Adair County Conseration Board at (641) 743-6450 for information. There are no showers and the camping area has only pit toilets. Drinking water is available in the park. Camping is processed by self registration.
Fishing Fishing at Mormon Trail Park
  • 35 acre lake
  • boat ramp electric motor only
  • Mormon Trail provides excellent fishing year round.
  • There is one paved boat ramp, three docks and two fishing jetties  to make your fishing time more enjoyable.
  • Mormon Trail has largemouth bass, catfish (which is restocked with 6 to 10 inch catfish every other fall),  walleye, bluegill, and crappie.
  • In 2010 Mormon Trail has a high population  channel catfish.


    • Daily limits for Adair County Public Lakes:

        Largemouth bass - 3
        Walleye - 5
        Channel catfish – 8
        Bluegill -25
        Crappie- 25

      • The minimum length on bass in all Adair County public lakes is 15 inches. State law requires the immediate release of all bass under 15 inches.  The Conservation Board encourages the release of all walleye under 15 inches.
Swimming Swimming at Mormon Trail Park

Large sandy swimming beach is available to all ages at Mormon Trail Lake. The swimming area is available between 7:00 A.M. and 9:30 P.M. Lifeguards are not provided. Swimming is at your own risk.

No glass containers are allowed.