Site Details

Pilot Knob SP - Hancock County

GPS Coordinates: 43.2515398, -93.5584647

Management: State

Description: Multi-use State Park with shelters, camping, electric hook-ups, restrooms with showers. Lakes, woodlands, trails and stone observation tower.

Habitat: 700 acres of primarily woodland habitat with several lakes including Iowa's only floating sphagnum bog.

Directions: From Interstate 35, take the Highway 9 exit (Manly/Forest City) and turn west. Take highway 9 to 210th Ave. and turn south. There are signs to guide you.

Birding Guide: Site Guide for Pilot Knob SP

Important Bird Area: IBA Entry for Pilot Knob SP