Willow Lake Recreation Area

Trails & Hiking at Willow Lake Recreation Area

Hiking at Willow Lake
This 222 acre parks offers six miles of prairie and woodland trails. Smart Trail interpretive signs using QR (quick response) codes allow users to learn about the Loess Hills and Iowa's natural resources. Willow Lake Recreation Area trails include:
  • Winding Willow Way Trail
  • Whispering Pines Trail
  • Prairie Passeur Trail
  • Red Tail Ridge Trail
  • Cricket Creek Trail
  • Nature Center Trail


It is located 6 miles northwest of Woodbine on F20L (Easton Trail). 


Parking lot. 


Park gates closed to vehicles January 31st to April 1st, walk-in only. 

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