Guye Woods County Park is a wooded refuge; there aren’t any cleared out paths but visitors can hike the game trails. It was a little tricky to find, be sure to look for the brown county signs when driving and read their website for written directions.
Name: Guye Woods County Park
Address: 160th St & Old Portland Ave Winterset, IA 50273
Type: Places to hike
Shade: Yes, shaded trails
Trails: Yes – small/thin dirt trails that are overgrown
Water: Yes, stream
Other notes: Fishing. Entry is via a 100 foot long Cable Suspension Bridge over North River.
No groomed hiking trails – park map: http://www.madisoncountyconservation.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/MGWoods.jpg A memorial stone recognizes the Guy family for being one of the original settlers of Madison County.
There are written driving directions on their website above; I have given the closest intersection I could find on Google maps.
Official Website: http://www.madisoncountyconservation.org/guye-woods/
DSMOF Blog posts:
–Spring 2017 visit
Other things nearby of note:
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2 thoughts on “Guye Woods County Park – Winterset, Iowa”
Everything about Margaret Guy Woods was spot on except it’s in Winterset, Iowa not Jefferson, Iowa.
Hey Connie! Hmm I wonder where I got that from! It pulls up the same place on google maps when I use jefferson or winterset, but I fixed it to say Winterset. Thanks!!