Developed

Snyder Bend Park

This 35-acre area is located 3 miles west of Salix, Iowa. Snyder Bend Lake is an oxbow of the Missouri River, formed in the early 1960’s when the river was channelized.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: 

The Snyder Bend lake level has been drawn down for fish management. 

The lake is currently dry and not available for recreational use.

This 35-acre area is located 3 miles west of Salix, Iowa. Snyder Bend Lake is an oxbow of the Missouri River, formed in the early 1960’s when the river was channelized.

The lake has been stocked with walleye fingerlings in the past, a cooperative project with the River City Anglers of Siouxland. Other popular game fish include largemouth bass, northern pike, bluegill, crappie, catfish and perch.

A wildlife refuge has been established at Snyder Bend and no disturbance or human traffic is allowed on the refuge for several months in the fall. Please observe refuge dates as posted.

Park facilities are open and pressurized water systems are available May 1 through October 31.

  • 4 two-bedroom family cabins (fee charged)
  • 28 electrical campsites (fee charged)
  • 12 tent or non-electrical campsites (fee charged)

Activities & Amenities


Reservations

Iowa Fishing Permit

Camping Rates

Electric & Water Sites $25/night
Non-Electric/Tent Sites $17/night

Campground operates on a first-come, first-served basis only.  No reservations accepted.

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