Polk Township Wildlife Area

Fishing Polk
Fishing Polk
queen annes lace
enjoying nature

Puple Coneflower
walk along lake
Old Bluebird house
Boat launch

Late afternoon at the lake

Polk Township Wildlife Area:

The sights, sounds and smells of Iowa will awaken your senses as you enjoy this northeastern Benton County wildlife area.  Family-friendly shoreline fishing awaits you conveniently located close to Urbana, Brandon and the I-380 corridor.  Groomed walking trails around the lake and wild flowers encircle this precious day-use area.  Pack a lunch, a fishing pole, and plan a day at Polk Township Wildlife Area.


Polk Township Wildlife Area
2819 51st Street
Brandon, IA  52210

Find us in East-Central Iowa:

From Cedar Rapids: ~21 miles NW
From Des Moines: ~65 miles E
I-380 (Urbana): ~4 miles N
US 20/I-380: ~16 miles S


Polk Township Wildlife Area:

  • 12 acre park: Day use (no overnight camping)
  • 7 acre lake
  • Boat ramp
  • Fishing (shoreline and boat)
  • Picnic areas
  • Nature appreciation (native wildflowers)
  • No swimming