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Saylorville Lake, IA

US Army Corps of Engineers

The Saylorville Lake Project is 26,000 acres, which stretches for over 50 miles up the Des Moines River Valley. A wide variety of recreational activities are available including fishing, picnic areas ...[more]

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Saylorville Lake

Address

5600 NW 78th Ave
Johnston, IA 50131
Phone:(515) 276-4656

Directions

2.4 miles and becomes Hwy 415. Continue on Hwy 415 N to the lake area.
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From I-35/80: Take Exit 127 to Highway 141 N. Take Highway 141 N approximately 6 miles to exit 148 which is NW Saylorville Drive or Hwy 415. NW Saylorville Drive will lead into the lake area.

Activities
  • BOATING BOATING
  • CAMPING CAMPING
  • ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HORSEBACK RIDING HORSEBACK RIDING
  • OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE
  • PICNICKING PICNICKING
  • PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE
  • WATER SPORTS WATER SPORTS
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
  • WINTER SPORTS WINTER SPORTS
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