Mud Creek Recreation Area

Mud Creek Recreation Area is a 52 acre multi-use area featuring steeply rolling hills that mellow into a flat flood plain bordering Mud Creek. This recreation area is a favorite place for hikers, nature enthusiasts, and hunters. A shelter house and restroom are available.


2570 312th St Danville, Iowa 52623


The area surrounding Mud Creek Recreation Area is well-known for geodes. Geodes may not be disturbed or removed from this area without a permit. Permits will granted for educational purposes only. Permits need to be obtained in person from the Conservation Department Offices.

Operating Hours & Seasons

This area is open year-round.