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Heery Woods State Park - North Side

Biking Biking at Heery Woods State Park - North Side
If you are into biking, you will find easy access onto the Rolling Prairie Bike Trail. This is 21 mile paved bike trail leading you through diverse landscapes and habitats. There is a trail head at Heery Woods State Park with an information and map kiosk.
Camping Camping at Heery Woods State Park - North Side
The campground at Heery Woods State Park features 19 electrical sites, 11 with 50 amp service and 8 with 30 amp service.  Water for filling reserve tanks is available on site, but no permanent hook-ups are available.  A dump station is available nearby in the town of Clarksville.  Flush toilets and a shower house are located near the camping areas. 
Canoeing & Kayaking Canoeing & Kayaking at Heery Woods State Park - North Side

Two boat ramps offer access to the Shell Rock River. 

One boat ramp is above the dam and is located within the north side of Heery Woods State Park. This is a popular take out point when canoeing or kayaking the 10.3 miles from Camp Comfort.

The other boat ram is located below the dam and across the river. It is located off of Timber Avenue near the Butler County Conservation Board shop area. You can choose a short or long float from this boat ramp. The first is a 4 mile stretch to Renning Landing. By canoe/kayak, this float will take between 1.5 and 2.5 hours. Plan 3 to 5 hours by inner tube.

If you would like to go further, you can float past Renning Landing to Shell Rock Recreation Area - an additional 5 miles (total of 9). The 9 miles from Heery Woods to Shell Rock will take 3 to 5 hours by canoe/kayak. This float is not recommended for inner tube due to the distance.

Float times depend on water level, the amount of paddling done by participants and other activities pursued along the route.

Facility Rentals Facility Rentals at Heery Woods State Park - North Side

Heery Woods State Park has two open shelters near the campground.

Each shelter has picnic tables and can be reserved by calling 319-278-1130.

Fishing Fishing at Heery Woods State Park - North Side
Heery Woods State Park sits along the Shell Rock River. You can fish above our below the dam for a variety of river species.