Goose Pond Natural Area

Hunting at Goose Pond Natural Area

Goose pond
This 269-acre area was acquired in 1993 with contributions from Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) grant, Pheasants Forever, Ducks Unlimited, Wetlands for Iowa, the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Habitat Stamp Project. The area is managed for wildlife and is open for hunting during season. It is particularly popular with duck hunters.


Goose Pond Natural Area is located on Lewis Access Rd, Center Point, 52213.


  •  Wetlands/ponds
  •  Bottomland timber
  •  Two prairie plots: 6 acres (south), 19 acres (north)
  •  Agricultural crop ground (about 50 acres) 
  •  Access to the Cedar River (via Wood Duck Bottoms Recreation Area


4 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. 

All hunters must observe Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) regulations.