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Big Woods Lake Recreation Area
Overview

 Shelter at North

Location North–
Big Woods & Lake St. 

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North Facilities

  • Boat Ramp
  • Open Shelter
  • No-Wake Boating Lake
  • Restrooms
  • Parking Lot
  • Campground 
     

Acreage: 320 Acres
Trail Access:  Big Woods Lake Trail

Dock at North

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 Lake at South

Location: South-
Big Woods & Ironwood

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South Facilities

  • Boat Ramp
  • Open Shelter
  • No-Wake Boating Lake
  • Restrooms
  • Parking Lot


Acreage:
320 Acres
Trail Access:  Big Woods Lake Trail

Big Woods Lake


 Big Woods Lake Campground

Campground Sign 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.  Campground Cabin 

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 camppground reservations, contact Black Hawk County Conservation Office at (319) 433-7275.

RV Sites
Sites include full hookups (water, sewer and electric).

Big Woods Lake Cabins
This all season cabin lets you experience camping without pulling a trailer or pitching a tent. This cabin has 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