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Chinkapin Bluffs Recreation Area

 
Hunting Hunting at Chinkapin Bluffs Recreation Area
Hunting is allowed at Chinkapin Bluffs.  Per Iowa Hunting Rules and Regulations, hunters must be at least 200 yards from any building or structure.
Other Activities Other Activities at Chinkapin Bluffs Recreation Area
Chinkapin features a modern playground with swings and a slide.
Picnicking Picnicking at Chinkapin Bluffs Recreation Area
A shelter and picnic tables are available for picnic lunches.  The shelter can be reserved in advance for a fee or used when available.
Trails & Hiking Trails & Hiking at Chinkapin Bluffs Recreation Area
There are several miles of trails throughout Chinkapin Bluffs Recreation Area.  The 2-mile Hoover Nature Trail lies at the base of the bluff, separating the wetland unit from the rest of the park.  It connects in two places to the Chinkapin trails that traverse up the side of the steep bluff.  Another series of trails cover the land on top of the bluff.  A person could easily do a 4-mile hike.
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