Blackhawk Wildlife Area

Hiking the trails at Blackhawk
Hiking the trails at Blackhawk
Hiking the trails at Blackhawk
Hiking the trails at Blackhawk
Enjoying the view at an overlook


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»   Blackhawk Hill Prairie Volunteer Work day
November 5, 2022    1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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This 180-acre public hunting area along the South Fork of the Maquoketa River was purchased in 4 different parcels, including a former Boy Scout camp and YMCA camp. This area contains a system of trails for hiking and is also open for equestrian use June through August.


Location

This area is located 3 miles west of Maquoketa on Highway 64, then 2 miles north on 138th Avenue.

Google Map Location

PARK CONTACT INFORMATION:
Jackson County Conservation
18670 63rd Street
Maquoketa, IA 52060
(563) 652-3783


Features

  • hiking trails (2 miles of trail; mowing is limited on steep slopes)
  • public hunting
  • equestrian use (June-August)
  • bird watching

Click here to view a video about the park



Operating Hours & Seasons

Open daily 4:00 A.M. - 10:30 P.M.