Fellowship Forest started out as a church youth camp, and was donated to the county. It has unique rock formations and waterfalls along with lots of spring wildflowers.
Name: Fellowship Forest
Address: U.S. 169 & Macksburg Road, Winterset, IA 50273
Type: Places to hike
Bathrooms: Yes, non-flush
Shade: Yes, shaded shelter
Trails: Yes, footing unknown.
Water: Yes, pond and river
Other notes: Fishing, large waterfalls. Trail map here, with the trailhead at the north end of the pond’s dam: http://www.madisoncountyconservation.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/FForest.jpg There is a large, modern shelter that can be reserved. There are written driving directions on their website; I have given the closest intersection I could find on Google maps.
Official Website: http://www.madisoncountyconservation.org/fellowship-forest/
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