Kindlespire Complex- Heissel Addition

Heissel Addition - Sign
Heissel Addition - Sign
Heissel Addition

  • The Heissel Addition is a 344.7 acre public recreational area which is part of the Kindlespire Complex. 
  • It includes habitat diversity, native prairie plant ecology, high-quality wildlife populations, and watershed protection opportunities along the Little Sioux River. 
  • All Clay County property subject to Iowa laws.


Located in southern Clay county at the Intersection of 250th Avenue and 495th Street.  From Hwy 71, turn east on 500th Street.  This will turn into 245th Avenue then turn east to cross over the bridge on 495th Street.


  • Hunting of waterfowl, deer, pheasant, turkey, and squirrel. 
  • Mushroom hunting. 
  • River fishing
  • Abundant birdwatching and hiking available. 

Operating Hours & Seasons

Open year-round


No horseback riding or motor vehicles allowed.