Site Details

Holst SF - Boone County

GPS Coordinates: 42.1182166879748, -93.9741325378418

Management: State

Description: 313-acre State Forest located SW across Des Moines River from small town of Fraser.

Habitat: Deciduous forest with old pine plantation. Hotspot for migrating warblers, all summer nesting forest birds, plus nesting Broad-winged Hawks.

Directions: From junction of US 30 & US 169 at Ogden, take Boone Co. Hwy P70 north 5.5 mi. and turn right (east) on Co. Hwy. E26. Drive 3 mi. and turn left (north) on Kale Ave. Go 1/4 mi. on Kales, then turn left (west) on 168th Ave. Follow this often muddy and poorly maintained access road to forest gate. Parking space limited to 2 vehicles.