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Yellow River State Forest
LOWER SADDLE LOOP EQUESTRIAN TRAIL CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION: (Posted 4-3-15) A 0.7 mile section of trail will take additional time due to the location on a layer of shale bedrock. Thank you for your patience and understanding while forestry staff complete the construction work. For more information on this project, contact the area forester at Yellow River State Forest Headquarters (563)586-2254.
Yellow River State Forest

Yellow River State Forest
729 State Forest Road
Harpers Ferry, IA 52146

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Within park
Camping - Equestrian, Camping - Nonelectric, Camping - Youth Group, Cross Country Skiing, Fishing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Laundry, Non-modern Campground, Picnic Area, River, Snowmobiling, Stream/Creek, Trails, Cross County Skiing, Trails, Equestrian, Trails, Hiking, Trails, Snowmobile, Wildflower Viewing, Wildlife Viewing

Less than a mile

More than a mile
ATM/Cash Machine, Church, Dining, Fuel, Boats, Fuel, Vehicles, Marina, Playground, Retail, Snacks