Beed's Lake State Park

Beed's Lake State Park


Location:3 miles northwest of Hampton.
Facilities:144 campsites (99 with electric hookups; @di), restrooms, showers, picnic areas, picnic shelters (é), playground, multi-use trails (2 miles), fishing jetties and docks (é), boat rentals, boat ramp, swimming beach, food concession.
Activities:Camping, swimming, lake fishing, boating, hiking, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Park's 99-acre lake features an unusual 170-foot-long spillway with horizontal layers of limestone dropping abruptly 40 feet. Another unique feature is a causeway that crosses the lake near the lodge, providing more than a third of a mile of shoreline fishing as well as a convenient pathway for hikers and joggers.
Address:1422 165th St
Hampton, IA 50441

Phone:641-456-2047
Web: www.iowadnr.com/parks/state_park_list/beeds.html
Size: 319 acres.

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