West Rochester Sandpit

This is a 26 acre former sandpit with Cedar River frontage.  The property was donated to the Cedar CCB in 2000 by Wendling Quarries.


West of the town of Rochester on 290th St (County Rd F44), then north 1.5 miles on W. Rochester Ave to the parking lot.

West Rochester Sand Pit Map


  • Fishing
  • Ice fishing
  • Hiking
  • Foot access to the Cedar River
  • No restroom facilities
  • Boat motor use is restricted to electric motors at no wake speed
  • No camping 
  • No hunting



Operating Hours & Seasons

Open daily from 6:00am-10:30pm



The park may be closed during periods of high water from on the Cedar River.