Brushy Creek State Recreation Area

Brushy Creek State Recreation Area


Location:4 miles south of Duncombe, off County Road P-73.
Facilities:2 equestrian campgrounds (é) with a combined total of 230 campsites (120 electrical), showers and restrooms, playgrounds, horse wash areas, hitch rails at each site, and arena; equestrian day-use staging areas near each campground; non-equestrian campground with 47 campsites (37 with electric and 10 with full water and sewer hookups); multi-use trails (50 miles), picnic areas, 2 open shelters (é), boat ramp, fishing jetties, fishing pier, swimming beach, 2 shooting ranges.
Activities:Camping, fishing, boating, swimming, horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, shooting, hunting.
Special Features:Brushy Creek is one of Iowa's largest tracts of public outdoor recreation land. The park's equestrian camping facilities are among the most modern in the Midwest, and the creek and Des Moines River offer both scenic beauty and some great fishing. Expansion plans include construction of a 690-acre reservoir and associated facilities.
Address:3175 290th St
Lehigh, IA 50557

Phone:515-543-8298
Fax:515-843-8395
Web: www.iowadnr.com/parks/state_park_list/brushy_creek.html
Size: 6,500 acres.

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