Activities

 
Biking Biking at Pellett Wildlife Refuge
This park has a limited parking lot. This park is also a "walk-in" park.
Biking Biking at T-Bone Recreational Trail- Dunbar Rd Trail Head
The trail is eight feet wide and hard surfaced.  It is a multi-use recreation trail spanning twenty-one miles and 2 counties.  
Biking Biking at T-Bone Recreational Trail- I80/71 Trail Head
The T-Bone trail is a hardsurface, multi-use recreation trail spanning twenty-one miles.  Five of these miles are in Cass County, the trail extends North into Audubon County.
Camping Camping at Cold Springs Park
We have 26 electric sites, and over 20 primitive camping sites.
Canoeing & Kayaking Canoeing & Kayaking at Cold Springs Park
Cold Springs Lake provides a serene canoe/ kayak experience!
Canoeing & Kayaking Canoeing & Kayaking at Outdoor Educational Classroom
Canoes/kayaks are allowed on the west pond!
Education Education at Turkey Creek Educational Area
This portion of the park is for educational use. NO HUNTING. The bottomland forest and natural ox bows from the creek provide excellent ecosystem education. This is also home to an IOWATER site. Field Trips are welcome to get the hands-on experience of the IOWATER site.
Fishing Fishing at Troublesome Creek Wildlife Area
This serene park includes Troublesome Creek flowing through it, this provides fishing opportunities.
Fishing Fishing at Cold Springs Park
The 16 acre Cold Springs Lake offers a variety of fishing opportunities.
Fishing Fishing at Iranistan Wildlife Area
10 acre lake available for Public Fishing.
Fishing Fishing at Nodaway Wildlife Area
A great diversity of fish in the 2 ponds located at Nodaway!
Fishing Fishing at Outdoor Educational Classroom
2 docks on the main pond great for fishing!
Historic Visits Historic Visits at Hitchcock Recreation Area
This park contains the Rev. George B. Hitchcock house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the National Underground Railroad. This house was used to hide runaway slaves during the Civil War.
Hunting Hunting at Nodaway Wildlife Area
A great 40 acres of forest and prairie plantings.
Hunting Hunting at Hitchcock Recreation Area
Hunting is allowed within the 66 acres of the park. Please be courteous of the caretaker house and historical house. The park has diverse upland prairie, food plots and river bottom forest.
Hunting Hunting at Indian Creek Wildlife Area
This dense, hilly,  ten acres provides many hunting opportunities.
Hunting Hunting at Iranistan Wildlife Area
Public Hunting allowed within legal seasons.
Hunting Hunting at Turkey Creek Wildlife Area
This forested area provides a wide range of hunting opportunities.
Hunting Hunting at West Nodaway Wildlife Area
Vast 120 acres of hunting area here at West Nodaway Wildlife area. The hilltop areas boast food plots and upland prairie plantings. There is also a diverse river bottom forest!
Hunting Hunting at Troublesome Creek Wildlife Area
This serene 40 acres of dense forest provides many hunting opportunities.
Picnicking Picnicking at Nodaway Wildlife Area
Many great spots for a picnic near the ponds.
Picnicking Picnicking at Outdoor Educational Classroom
Picnic area, and one fire pit for use if lodge is not reserved.
Picnicking Picnicking at Cold Springs Park
Picnicking is allowed in many areas of Cold Springs Park!
Swimming Swimming at Cold Springs Park
Our large swimming area at Cold Springs Lake, includes a sandy beach.
Trails & Hiking Trails & Hiking at Cold Springs Park
Please see Nishnabotna Rock Cut Trail, listing as a park. This is adjacent to Cold Springs Park.
Trails & Hiking Trails & Hiking at Frank Chapman Pellett Memorial Woods
There is a quarter mile loop trail. No handicap access.
Trails & Hiking Trails & Hiking at Hitchcock Recreation Area
This park has 2 mowed trails.
Trails & Hiking Trails & Hiking at Outdoor Educational Classroom
2 hiking trails both .25 mile each. One is around the front prairie, and one is between pond and windbreak!
Trails & Hiking Trails & Hiking at Turkey Creek Educational Area
Sixty acres of bottomland forest.
Trails & Hiking Trails & Hiking at Pellett Wildlife Refuge
This park has a limited parking lot. This park is also a "walk-in" park.
Trails & Hiking Trails & Hiking at T-Bone Recreational Trail- I80/71 Trail Head
The T-Bone trail is a hardsurface, multi-use recreation trail spanning twenty-one miles.  Five of these miles are in Cass County, the trail extends North into Audubon County.
Trails & Hiking Trails & Hiking at T-Bone Recreational Trail- Dunbar Rd Trail Head
The trail is eight feet wide and hard surfaced.  It is a multi-use recreation trail spanning twenty-one miles and 2 counties. There is a total of 5 miles currently in Cass County.
Winter Activities Winter Activities at Outdoor Educational Classroom
Outdoor Educational Classroom is one of the best places we have for winter activities! Ice fishing, snowshoeing and cross country skiing. We do not groom the trails for cross country skiing, but the trail along west pond is the best for that.