Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt

Other Activities at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt

Bird Blind
Dog Training Area: Approximately 100 acres have been designated for year round dog training. Organized dog trials are held throughout the year. Areas not designated for year round training are closed between March 15 and July 15 during wildlife nesting season.

Bird Watching: Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt is designated as a Bird Conservation Area by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and an Important Bird Area by the Audubon Society. Chichaqua, in conjunction with the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, encompasses about 76,500 acres, 15,000 acres of which are protected for wildlife. Click here to download a brochure about this Bird Conservation Area which includes a field guide checklist and to watch a video to learn more about some common Iowa backyard birds.