Saude Recreation Area

Little Turkey River

Saude Recreation Area is a 75-acre area with playground, ball diamond, pit toilet, shelter, primitive camping, woodlands, and grasslands.  There is a restored prairie on the area.   


2 miles south, 3 miles west of Protivin at 1145 Stevens Ave.


Primitive camping is allowed for $10.00/day

The park has a playground, a ball diamond, and river fishing on the Little Turkey River

Operating Hours & Seasons

The park is closed November 1 to April 1 each year.  The hunting area is open year round.

Hours are 6:00 a.m. to 10:30 pm. for those not camping.

Phone: 641-394-4714

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