descriptions and directions
Slip Bluff County Park - Decatur County
GPS Coordinates: 40.6509503, -93.8486481
Description: This delightful county park backs up to one of the more scenic rest areas in the Iowa Interstate system and can actually be accessed by foot trail from the rest area.
Habitat: Oak-hickory timber and grasslands surround a man-made lake. The area is good for southern species like Summer Tanager.
Directions: From Interstate 35 take the Lamoni exit and go west to the first turn back north (163rd Ave). Go north to a T-intersection with 160th st. Turn right (east) crossing the Interstate. Once you are across the highway, watch for the first turn back north which will be Slip Bluff Rd. This takes you into the park.
Public Hunting Area
Search for area boundary information on the DNR interactive atlas
Birding Guide: Site Guide for Slip Bluff County Park