Water Trails in Jefferson County, Iowa
Water Trail Maps
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Skunk River Water Trail - the Jefferson County section
The Jefferson County section of the Skunk River Water Trail is 10.5 miles long. Put in at the Coppock Access boat ramp and take out at Mac Coon Access.
The complete 72-mile Skunk River Water Trail begins near Sigourney in Keokuk County, traverses Washington and Jefferson Counties, and ends at Oakland Mills Park in Henry County.
A map of the entire Skunk River Water Trail is below.
The Jefferson County portion of this water trail is maintained by the Jefferson County Conservation Board. A detailed brochure is available.
Entire Skunk River Water Trail
The 72-mile Skunk River Water Trail begins at the South Skunk River Access (# 1 on the map, south of Sigourney) and ends at Oakland Mills Park (# 9 on the map, southwest of Mt Pleasant).
A detailed brochure is available at the Conservation Board in each county.
Cedar Creek Water Trail
Put into Cedar Creek at the Turkey Run Wildlife Area and take out at Round Prairie Park, about 6 miles downstream.
At certain times of the year the water in this creek can be very low.
This water trail is maintained by the Jefferson County Conservation Board.
Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in Jefferson County by acquiring, developing and managing public areas so that its citizens will have opportunities for quality outdoor recreation experiences, and to cultivate good land stewardship through natural history and environmental education activities.
Jefferson County Conservation Board, 2003 Libertyville Road, Fairfield, IA 52556
Call: 641-472-4421 Fax: 641-472-7911 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org