descriptions and directions
Belva-Deer Recreation Area - Keokuk County
GPS Coordinates: 41.3856757960988, -92.1482670307159
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