Economic Development & Tourism

Yellow River State Forest
729 State Forest Rd, Harpers Ferry, IA 52146 View Map

(563) 586-2254 Website
Park Ranger

Located in Southeast Allamakee County, 729 State Forest Road, forest entrance via Harpers Ferry or State Highway 76. Yellow River State Forest was first acquired as a state forest in 1935, the Yellow River State Forest has grown to encompass nearly 8,500 acres of natural beauty. Some of Iowa's most unique forest features and terrain are found in the forest, and a wide variety of plant and animal life (including more than 65 species of birds) make this carefully managed timberland a lovely place to visit. Year-round camping is available, and hikers, equestrians, snowmobilers, and cross-country skiers are sure to appreciate the extensive trail system. Hunting and fishing are also popular activities in the forest. For more information, contact the Area Forester at (563) 586-2254. (Free Admission)

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