Southwood Conservation Area

3402 330th St.
1 mile SW of Smithland
Smithland, IA 51056

Ph. 712.889.2215


Located one mile southwest of Smithland, this area highlights some of the Loess Hills' open grassland and timbered areas. Two ponds located in the park are stocked with bluegill, channel catfish and largemouth bass. Electric motors may be used in the ponds.

Trails of the area take the visitor through a variety of habitats. A self-guided nature trail brochure is available at the trail head. Numerous bluebird boxes have been erected in the area and visitors may catch a glimpse of the brilliant, blue birds.

Park facilities are open May 1 through October 31.






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