Three Elms Area and Access

This beautiful area holds 75 wooded acres that border the Wapsipinicon River. River access is abundant at this site which has a concrete boat ramp and fishing area. Dirt mountain biking trails are maintained here with signage. Annual 3-D archery shoots are hosted here by the Wapsi Bowhunters. There are also open areas with picnic tables that are ideal for picnicking.


Located in the town of Independence, just off of Hwy 150 on Three Elms Park Rd.

2041 Three Elms Park Rd., Independence, IA 50644


- Stream Fishing
- Boating
- River access
- Archery Range
- Hiking Trails
- Nature Appreciation
- Picnicking
- Shelter with electricity
- Vault toilets
- Bike Trails

View an aerial map of the boundaries of this property

Operating Hours & Seasons

This area is open year-round from 6:00 am to 10:30 pm.

Drive-in access to this area may be restricted during inclement weather.

BCCB Rules and Regulations