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Shimek State Forest
33653 ROUTE J56 Farmington, Iowa | Map It Storied & Scenic Visit Our Website Email Us 319.878.3811 319.878.3811
One of the largest continuous areas of timber in the state with 9,000 acres. Four large ponds, stocked with largemouth bass, catfish and other panfish. Electric trolling motors are allowed. Public hunting, cross country skiing and snowmobiling trails. Equestrian trails and camping facilities are available at the Lick Creek unit. Picnic tables, cook sites and primitive camping sites are throughout the forest. 2021 rates: Primitive $9 (May-Sept.), $6 (Oct.-Apr.); Equestrian $12 (May-Sept.), $9 (Oct.-Apr.)