George Wyth Memorial State Park

George Wyth Memorial State Park


Location:On the Cedar River, within the Waterloo-Cedar Falls metropolitan area, off IA 218.
Facilities:58 campsites with modern showers and restrooms, day-use lodge (é), 3 open picnic shelters (é), multi-use paved trails (é), grass hiking trails (6 miles), swimming beach, fishing pier (é), fishing jetties (é), boat ramps, boat rentals, playground (é).
Activities:Camping, swimming, lake and river fishing, boating, sailing, windsurfing, hiking, bicycling/mountain biking, inline skating, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, mushroom hunting.
Special Features:Park features several water areas: Brinker Lake (120 acres), open for power boating; George Wyth Lake, a 75-acre, no-wake lake with a wheelchair-accessible fishing pier and fishing jetties; Fisher Lake, a 40-acre natural lake; Alice Wyth Lake (60 acres), for boats with electric motors only; and the Cedar River. The park is also a National Urban Wildlife Sanctuary. More than 200 species of birds have been observed here, and white-tailed deer can be seen year round.
Address:3659 Wyth Rd
Waterloo, IA 50703

Phone:319-232-5505
Fax:319-232-1508
Web: www.iowadnr.com/parks/state_park_list/george_wyth.html
Size: 1,200 acres.

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