Big Woods Lake Recreation Area

Shelter at North

Location: North–Big Woods & Lake St.
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Acreage: 320 Acres

North Facilities
 
*Boat Ramp
*Open Shelter
*No-Wake Boating Lake
*Restrooms
*Parking Lot
*Campground
*2 Bedroom Cabin
*Two 1-Bedroom Cabins

Trail Access: Big Woods Lake Trail

About the Park
Acquired in 1992, this Park includes a 65 acre Lake which was created by sand and gravel extraction. A 10 acre natural prairie was installed in 2001. Fishing in the Lake is permitted, swimming is not.  The shelter located near the disc golf course is donated by the Aikey family.
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Location:  South-Big Woods & Ironwood
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Acreage: 320 Acres

South Facilities
*Kayak Launch
*Boat Ramp
*Open Shelter
*No-Wake Boating Lake
*Restrooms
*Parking Lot
*18 Hole Disc Golf

Trail Access: Big Woods Lake Trail

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Big Woods Lake Campground

The City of Cedar Falls and Black Hawk Conservation Board offer an RV Campground in the NE corner of Big Woods Lake, located on Lake Street east of Big Woods Road. The 12-acre site holds 55 RV campsites, one permanent cabin, tent camping, hard surface roadways and wireless internet service.

The Big Woods Lake Recreation area provides a myriad of outdoor recreation opportunities including access to the metropolitan recreation trail system, boating, fishing, hiking and picnicking and a newly established 10-acre prairie. The remaining park grounds consist of floodplain-associated woodlands and wetland areas interlaced with small lakes, which were once old quarries and are now used for fishing. For more information regarding campground reservations, contact Black Hawk County Conservation Office at (319) 433-7275.

RV Sites Sites include full hookups (water, sewer and electric).
Cabins  These all season cabins let you experience camping without pulling a trailer or pitching a tent. Cabins have two bedrooms, open style kitchen/living room/dining room & a bathroom with shower. It is heated & air-conditioned. The south wall of the cabin is primarily windows & offers a beautiful view of the lake while providing its guests with peaceful privacy. A covered patio area with table adds to the useable space of this cabin even during inclement weather.
Campsites  Most sites have a level regrind camp pad, electricity (30 & 50 amp), water (seasonal) & sewer.All campsites include the use of a fire ring & picnic table as well as wireless internet.
Additional Information:http://www.mycountyparks.com/county/Black-Hawk/Park/Big-Woods-Lake-Campground.aspx