Ochee Yahola

Spring in the woods
Spring in the woods
Ochee Yahola
Ochee Yahola

Ochee Yahola Park is Worth counties oldest park, and spans 177 acres . As an old growth forest, Ochee Yahola offers prime opportunities for wildlife viewing and hunting.  Miles of skiing and hiking trails wind through the park, providing opportunities to explore a glacial hill, prairie potholes, prairie ecosystems, and the old growth forest. A primitive campground with 4 sites containing electric hookups, as well as pit toilets are available. Kids can enjoy playing on the playground across from the campsites. 

Ochee Yahola is open for bow season. The park is closed in November for gun season.


West of Northwood on Hwy 105 to Mallard Ave, turn north and go to 495th St (2.5 miles), turn left and the park entrance will be 100yards down the road on the right.


  • 4 primitive electric only campsites (110 service). Fees are $10 a night. 
  • Pit toilet
  • Skiing/ Hiking trails 
  • Playground 
  • Open shelter - available for reservation, fees are $10 a day. 

Operating Hours & Seasons

Open 6:30 AM to 9:30 PM.  Sesonally the park is open around April 15 and closes on November 1.