Site Details

Wapsipicon SP - Jones County

GPS Coordinates: 42.09858, -91.29004

Management: State

Description: A 391-acre state park south of Anamosa in SW Jones County. The park borders the Wapsipinicon River and features wooded, rolling topography with limestone bluffs, ravines, and several caves, as well as a large grassland. Amenities include hiking and multi-use trails, a campground, and a golf course.

Habitat: Many of the park's roads and trails wind through mature woodland which can be excellent for warblers and other spring and fall migrants, as well as typical woodland breeding birds. The southeast portion of the park features a multi-use trail through a large grassland with scattered trees and shrubby areas.

Directions: From the intersection of Highways 1 and 151 in western Jones County, take County Road E34 north about three miles. Just before crossing the Wapsipinicon River and reaching the City of Anamosa, turn right on Upper Park Road to enter the park.

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