Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt is lush and green, with a winding river next to the grass trails. Several wild bird species are on display towards the park entrance, and a historic bridge is fun to look at.
Name: Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt
Address: 8700 NE 126 Ave. Maxwell, IA 50161
Type: Places to hike
Shade: Yes, partially shaded trails
Trails: Yes, grass
Water: Yes, river
Other notes: Trail map: https://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/conservation/parks-trails/4-chichaqua-bottoms-greenbelt/map-detail/ Camping, bird blind, canoe rental, trap shooting range, wildlife viewing platform, dog training area, waterfowl hunting blinds. 1910 pony truss bridge, crossing old Skunk River.
Official Website: https://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/conservation/parks-trails/4-chichaqua-bottoms-greenbelt/
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