b'DISCOVER MONONA COUNTY! PARKS & RECREATION17MONONA COUNTYMiddle Decatur Bend Oxbow Peters Park / Rodney Pits CONSERVATIONLocated on Cherry Ave. and 243rd St.Recreation AreaBOARD FACILITIES just 3 miles west and 1 mile south ofThis complex is actually three separate Onawa. This 5-acre parkabandoned gravel pits that are being is popular for shing,developed into a creation and shing is poBeaver Run canoeing andarea. Located 2 miles east of Rodney, ca65-acre wildlife managementActivities offered:camping. Electricity,the combined 42 acres of water provide area located east of Mapletoncamping, shing,potable watergood shing for bass, bluegill, crappie on L37 North. Beaver dams havehunting, picnicking,and vault toiletsand catsh. Electricity, vault toilets, an created a picturesque wetland,hiking, swimming,are available toopen shelter house and drinking water bordered on the west by nativecampus. Publicis available at the shelter house and to prairie grasses. This is a haven forand much more! hunting is allowed. campers.pheasants and other wildlife. Public hunting is allowed. A long walk from thePrairie Trailparking area is required for hunters andAlong Hwy 141 east of Mapleton. This visitors. linear park is along an abandoned railroad right of way. Planted with short grasses Davis Wetland and wildowers, this 2-mile trail begins on This marsh lies in the Little Sioux Riverthe west side of the Maple River.oodplain just below the Loess Hills 1 mile north of Turin on Larpenteur Road. TheSavery Pond54-acre property was planted with nativeLocated approximately 4 miles southeast grasses and wood plants to attract wildlife.of Moorhead, this 25-acre park includes a Public hunting is allowed. 15-acre pond with 10 acres of land. Good populations of white crappie, bass, bluegill, Gramm Wetland carp and catsh area available to area Located on Hwy 175 just 1 mile east ofanglers. A boat ramp is available. Public Onawa. This area features 211 acres ofhunting is allowed.wetland and prairie grasses and nearly 2 miles of recreation trail open for walkingOldham Recreation Area Schoenjahn Wildlife Preserveand biking. Public hunting is allowed. This 13-acre park is located on a 12-acreThe preserve is a greenbelt along the lake on 24th St. east of L32, just 1 Maple River, just south of Mapleton, Grays Landing adjacent to Hwy. 175. The 113-acre area miles northwest of Soldier. A boat ramp, This 43-acre wildlife management areaswimming beach with a diving raft, alongwas donated for wildlife management. was once a gravel operation. Locatedwith some of the best shing in the countyHunting is prohibited and there are no 5 miles south of Mapleton on Hwy 175,makes this park very popular. Electricity isfacilities for the public.the area lies along the Maple River andavailable to picnickers and campers.contains a shallow 6-acre excavationWhiting Woodspond, which attracts local shermen. ThisMonona County Arboretum This 80-acre tract of dense native timber area contains an access to the MapleThis is the site of the Conservation Centeris located 4 miles southwest of Mapleton River for boaters and hikers. Electricityand the headquarters for the Mononaon Peach Ave. between 14th St. and 160th is available at the shelter house and toCounty Conservation Board. The area isSt. Approximately 10 acres have been campers. Public hunting is allowed. located at the east edge of Onawa and isdeveloped for picnicking, hiking and nature the location for many of the environmentalstudies. An open shelter house, drinking Huff Warner Access water and vault-type toilet facilities area education programs offered by the Board. This 6-acre park is located 3 miles west ofThe Arboretum displays over 300 trees andavailable. Camping is prohibited except for Blencoe (Exit 105 on I-29) on the Missourishrubs representing 75 individual species.preauthorized youth groups.Rive. This park is part of the Lewis andMany displays have been marked and the Clark Trail on the Missouri River. A populararea is open to the public. Group tours are camping spot with a boat ramp into theavailable by request.Missouri River, open shelter house, vault toilets and potable water. Electricity is avail-able at the shelter house and to campus.'