Site Details

Belva-Deer Recreation Area - Keokuk County

GPS Coordinates: 41.3856757960988, -92.1482670307159

Management: County

Description: 1,669 acre County Park with woods, pasture and a large lake with some marsh habitat. There are shelters, grills, bathrooms, boat ramps, a swimming beach, hiking and equestrian trails.

Habitat: This is a lovely spot to explore. It has pasture/prairie, woods, a 264 acre fishing lake and 35 acres of marsh habitat. There are also 8 miles of hiking and equestrian trails.

Directions: This park is located 2 miles North and 2 miles East of Sigourney. The main entrance to the Park is on 242nd Ave and there are clear signs directing you on Hwy 149.

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


Birding Guide: Site Guide for Belva-Deer Recreation Area

Important Bird Area: IBA Entry for Belva-Deer Recreation Area