Humboldt County Iowa

Humboldt County Iowa - Land Between Two Rivers

Humboldt County Parks

A listing of Humboldt County parks and their services:

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Joe Sheldon Park, located 1 3/4 miles west of Humboldt, consists of 80+ acres. It contains 3 separate campsites, picnic areas, boat ramp, shelters, showers/restrooms and an 18-hole disc golf course.

Located 5 miles south and 7 miles west of Humboldt on blacktop road C49.  This is an 80 Acre upland and wetland habitat area.  Hunting is permitted.

Located 1 mile west of the town of Ottosen on 110th Street.  This is a 30 acre upland habitat area.  Hunting is permitted.

Frank A. Gotch Park is located 4 miles south of Humboldt. This beautiful 67 acre park is very inviting to campers with a pleasant quiet atmosphere. Located to give you acess to the east and west forks of the Des Moines river and the Three Rivers Bike trail.

Lotts Creek Area/Old Settlers Park is located a 1/2 mile west of Livermore. The park is a 40 acre parcel that has shelters, playgrounds, restrooms, and electric facilities for camping. Located on this property is a small log cabin constructed by earlier settlers.

Oakdale Park is located 2 1/2 miles south and 1 1/2 miles east of Renwick. The park is jointly mananged by the Humboldt and Wright County Conservation Boards. Shelters, electric hookups and restrooms are available. The Izaac Walton league maintains a clubhouse and trapshoot range on the area.

Oxbow Park was acquired by the County Conversation in 1990. It has a two story building which was constructed in 1994 to replace the old Izaak Walton building. Meetings, wedding receptions and other parties rent this facility. This park features picnicking, grills, a boat ramp and fishing.

Located 1.5 miles north and 1.5 miles west of Humboldt on blacktop road C29.  This is a 70 acre upland and wetland habitat area.  Hunting is permitted.

The Three Rivers Trail runs along 32 miles of the old Chicago and Northwestern Railroad right of way between Rolfe and Eagle Grove. As the name implies the trail crosses three rivers. These rivers include the West Branch of the Des Moines River, the East Branch of the Des Moines River, and the Boone River.