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Mormon Trail Park

Camping Camping at Mormon Trail Park
Nestled in the rolling hills of southwest Iowa, Mormon Trail Park offers a relaxing rural camping experience.  Two campgrounds are available - the north (beach) side features 5 electrical campsites and across the lake to the south are 13 electrical and 5 non-electric camping sites.  Camping is available on a first-come first-serve basis.  A modern restroom/showerhouse facility is now open.
Fishing Fishing at Mormon Trail Park
  • 35 acre lake
  • boat ramp electric motor only
  • Mormon Trail provides excellent fishing year round.
  • There is one paved boat ramp, three docks (one with attached kayak dock) and two fishing jetties to make your fishing time more enjoyable.
  • Mormon Trail has largemouth bass, catfish (which is restocked with 6 to 10 inch catfish every other fall),  walleye, bluegill, and crappie.

    *  Daily limits for Adair County Public Lakes:

                      Largemouth bass - 3
                      Walleye - 5
                      Channel catfish – 8
                      Bluegill -25
                      Crappie- 25

      • The minimum length on bass in all Adair County public lakes is 15 inches. State law requires the immediate release of all bass under 15 inches.  The Conservation Board encourages the release of all walleye under 15 inches.
Swimming Swimming at Mormon Trail Park

Large sandy swimming beach is available to all ages at Mormon Trail Lake. The swimming area is available between 7:00 A.M. and 9:30 P.M. Lifeguards are not provided. Swimming is at your own risk.

No glass containers are allowed.