Enjoy exceptional access to public natural resources like boat ramps and fishing platforms. Visitors enjoy using the spotting scope at the Upper Mississippi National Wildlife and Fish Refuge, which offers some of the best views in northeast Iowa. Spy beaver, turtles, river otter and hundreds of bird species.
Enjoy canoeing the 14-mile Reno Bottoms Canoe Trail or taking the boat out to the landing accessed by Army Road. Black Hawk Bluff and Black Hawk Wildlife area just south of New Albin offers scenic views and gives historical accounts during the Battle of Bad Axe.