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Schaben Park

Biking Biking at Schaben Park
There are 2 miles of trails that bicycles are used; no motorized vehicles or horses.
Camping Camping at Schaben Park

Schaben Park has 12 regular camping sites with electrical hookup, water hydrant, a picnic table and fire ring. A shower house with restrooms is available April 1st through October 31st. There are 3 tent camping sites with a water hydrant, electricity, picnic tables and fire rings. There is no dump station at this location; one is available at the city park in the town of Woodbine. A tornado shelter is located at the west end of the campground; sirens will sound in the event of severe weather.


Canoeing & Kayaking Canoeing & Kayaking at Schaben Park
There is a 6-acre fishing lake for electric motors only with boat ramp access. 
Fishing Fishing at Schaben Park
A 6-acre fishing lake with a boat ramp; electric motors only. There is a fishing jetty and pier. Fish include bass, bluegill and catfish. The legal size limit of bass is 15 inches or more; anything under must be released immediately. 
Geocaching Geocaching at Schaben Park
This high tech scavenger hunt is a great way to explore Schaben Park. Caches have been placed and maintained by volunteers; please contact HCCB at 712-647-2785 before placing a cache. Check geocaching.com for more information.
Hunting Hunting at Schaben Park
On most of this 77-acre park, there is hunting for pheasant, quail, turkey, squirrel, rabbit and deer. No hunting in the campground.

Other Activities Other Activities at Schaben Park
Morel mushroom hunting is a popular spring activity. There are opportunities for bird and wildlife watching as well as nature photography. 
Picnicking Picnicking at Schaben Park
Enjoy the view of the lake from this covered, open-sided shelter. This shelter houses six picnic tables, electricity, charcoal grill, water hydrant nearby and is perfect for family gatherings. There is a playground and restrooms nearby. Handicap accessible.
Trails & Hiking Trails & Hiking at Schaben Park
There are two miles of trails through woodland and native prairie. Smart Trail interpretive signs using QR (quick response) codes allow users to learn about the Loess Hills and Iowa's natural resources.
Winter Activities Winter Activities at Schaben Park
Ice fishing is a very popular winter activity as well as snowshoeing and cross country skiing on the two miles of trails.