Big Creek State Park

Big Creek State Park


Location:2 miles north of Polk City, off IA 415.
Facilities:Picnic areas, open picnic shelters (é), paved multi-use trail (26 miles), snowmobile trails (13 miles), swimming beach, 5 boat ramps, boat rentals, jetty, fishing pier (é), dry dock storage, playground (é), multi-purpose sports field, food concession.
Activities:Swimming, lake fishing, boating, sailing, hiking, bicycling, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, hunting (with restrictions).
Special Features:Park's 866-acre Big Creek Lake was created as part of the Saylorville project to protect Polk City from floods, but it also provides a wide variety of recreation. The fishing here is excellent year round.
Address:12397 NW 89th Ct
Polk City, IA 50226

Phone:515-984-6473
Fax:515-984-9320
Web: www.iowadnr.com/parks/state_park_list/big_creek.html
Size: 3,550 acres.

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