Bear Creek

Bear Creek is part of the Skunk River Greenbelt.  Hunting is allowed on 113 acres; 3 acres are wildlife refuge; no target practice is allowed; only non-toxic ammunition is allowed.  The trails are open to pedestrians, off-road bicyclists, and equestrians from the Anderson Canoe Access north to the E18 Greenbelt Access.  No maintained trails exist between Anderson Canoe Access and Crooked Bend; trail users must be on the gravel road.  Bird watching, geocaching, and several other activities are possible, however we do not have picnic tables or grills available. 


Public Hunting Brochure


Public Fishing Brochure


Skunk River Greenbelt Trails Map


SCC Rules and Regulations


16415 Pleasant Valley Road, Story City IA 50248

1.6 miles south of 150th Street on Pleasant Valley Road

Operating Hours & Seasons

Park hours are 5:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. daily.          


This area is open year round.