Guye Woods County Park – Jefferson, Iowa

guye woods county park winterset iowa (11)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.

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Information:

Name: Guye Woods County Park
Address: 160th St & Old Portland Ave Jefferson, IA 50273
Type: Places to hike
Bathrooms: No
Shade: Yes, shaded trails
Playground: No
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/
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Spring 2017 visit
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