Site Details

Springbrook State Park - Guthrie County

GPS Coordinates: 41.7747278, -94.4621229

Management: State

Description: 920 acres of hilly timber and prairie, 17 acre man-made lake, 81 electric campsites, 39 non-electric campsites, rental group camp, family cabins, 12 miles of hiking trails, playground, swimming beach, lake fishing, electric motors only. Education center 140 acres.

Habitat: The rolling hills of beautiful Springbrook State Recreation Area abound with deer, red and gray fox, coyote, raccoon, beaver, muskrat and wild turkey. Almost every kind of bird that visits Iowa can be found here. Trails lead through 920 acres of prairie and woodland, near small ponds, the Middle Raccoon River and the beautiful spring-fed 17-acre, artificial lake.

Directions: From Guthrie Center, go north on Highway 25 6.25 miles to 160th Street. Then east 1.2 miles to entrance for the park. Continue on 160th Street one mile east to entrance to Springbrook Conservation Education Center facilities.

Public Hunting Area Search for area boundary information on the DNR interactive atlas


Important Bird Area: IBA Entry for Springbrook State Park