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Middle River County Park

Picnicking Picnicking at Middle River County Park
A two-level picnic shelter provides picnic facilities for large groups. Upper level (200 person capacity) is available for reservations. The lower level (100 person capacity) is kept open on a first come/first serve basis. The shelter is surrounded by landscape beds of colorful perennial and annual plantings. Handicapped accessible. Other picnic facilities (tables & grills) are located on the lower grounds between the shelter and Middle River.
Trails & Hiking Trails & Hiking at Middle River County Park
Park visitors use both the hard surfaced trail system as well as the park road system to hike through the park and the adjoining Winterset City Park to the north. During winter season, the road system is closed and utilized as cross-country ski trail system connecting to the road system in the adjacent Winterset City Park to provide for over 3 miles of wind-protected ski trails.
There are also TWO, 5-stop geocache trails in the park.  Call ahead and request use of portable GPS units (515) 462-3635.