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Bank Swallow Bend Wildlife Area

 
Canoeing & Kayaking Canoeing & Kayaking at Bank Swallow Bend Wildlife Area
The wetland areas on site and the South River that run through the area are great for exploring by canoe or kayak.
Education Education at Bank Swallow Bend Wildlife Area
Warren County Conservation Board Naturalists provide education programs for every age group, school, civic organization or scout group. Call 515-961-6169 to schedule a program or find out about upcoming programs in the county
Fishing Fishing at Bank Swallow Bend Wildlife Area
Enjoy a quiet afternoon of fishing at the wetland.  Walleye, bass, blue gill, and catfish may be found here.
Hunting Hunting at Bank Swallow Bend Wildlife Area
The plentiful game and diverse songbird populations make the 542-acres of Bank Swallow Bend a popular destination for hunting and wildlife observation. Many game species including deer, squirrels, raccoons, pheasant, quail, waterfowl, and many furbearing animals are found here.
Other Activities Other Activities at Bank Swallow Bend Wildlife Area
The plentiful game and diverse songbird populations make the 542-acres at Bank Swallow Bend a popular destination for wildlife observation. Bitterns, Bank Swallows, resident Bald Eagles, Snowy Egrets and more bird species await. Many game species including deer, squirrels, raccoons, pheasant, quail, waterfowl, and many furbearing animals are also found here. Don't forget your camera!
Trails & Hiking Trails & Hiking at Bank Swallow Bend Wildlife Area
There are miles of mowed fire breaks that act as trails for people to explore this vast wetland area.
Winter Activities Winter Activities at Bank Swallow Bend Wildlife Area
With necessary winter conditions (sufficient snow, cold temperatures, etc.) Bank Swallow Bend is a winter playground of sorts! Our miles of trails are great for exploring by cross-country skiing or snowshoeing.  Stop at the wetland for ice-fishing fun too. All of these activities make for great outdoor winter fun and recreational opportunities.
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