descriptions and directions
Pilot Knob SP - Hancock County
GPS Coordinates: 43.2515398, -93.5584647
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