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Saylorville Lake, IA

US Army Corps of Engineers

Overview

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 with group shelters, boat launches, an accessible fishing pier, river fishing, hunting, and a 24-mile paved, multipurpose trail used for biking, hiking, jogging, walking, and in-line skating.

Recreational Activities:

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

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.
OR
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.

Photo - Saylorville Lake
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