River Valley Wetland

This is a 100 acre wildlife management area that includes 2 wetlands, river bottom timber and 25 acre upland prairie restoration.


The area is located 10 miles west of Tipton, IA.  Drive 9 miles west of Tipton on 210th St (F28) to Delta Ave and then turn north for 1 mile. 

River Valley Wetland Map


  • Public hunting is allowed from the last Saturday of October through Jan 10th for waterfowl, deer and small game.
  • Spring-fed wetland
  • River bottom timber
  • Restored prairie
  • Bird viewing blind overlooking the wetland (no hunting from the bird blind)
  • Listed as an eBird Hotspot


Operating Hours & Seasons

Open daily from 6:00am-10:30pm or during legal hunting hours


Hunting is allowed but limited to the last Saturday in October through January 10th