Deer Creek

Deer Creek Wildlife Area is a seventeen-acre tract of natural flood plain timber is on the west bank of the Des Moines River and provides an excellent stopover facility for the canoe enthusiast. Wildlife abounds in this rather primitive area with large concentrations of whitetail deer. Fishing on the Des Moines River can provide some nice catches of channel catfish, small mouth bass, and walleye. Hunting is also permitted in season.


Located about eight miles north of Fort Dodge on highway 169