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Shimek State Forest
EQUESTRIAN TRAIL CLOSURE: Effective July 20, 2015, the trails have been CLOSED due to wet trail conditions as a result of recent rain. The Wet Weather Trail is also CLOSED. This bulletin will be removed when the trails have re-opened. (updated 7-20-2015)
Shimek State Forest

Shimek State Forest
33653 Route J56
Farmington, Iowa 52626

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Camping - Equestrian, Dock, Fishing, Fishing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking, Non-modern Campground, Park Lake, Pit Toilets, Scenic Driving Routes, Trails, Equestrian, Trails, Hiking, Trails, Mountain Bike, Water Hydrants , Wildflower Viewing, Wildlife Viewing

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ATM/Cash Machine, Church, Fuel, Vehicles, Grocery Store, Hunting, Medical Clinic, Playground, Retail, Drinks, Retail, Ice, Retail, Snacks, Town

More than a mile
Antiquing, Retail, Firewood