Enjoy a day or two canoeing down the Des Moines River or leisurely paddling on one of our many lakes. Canoe rental includes lifejackets, paddles, and shuttle service. We welcome church, scout and school groups. Reservations required.
You'll have the time of your life at our shotgun sporting clay sports facility! We have all automatic traps on our 12-16 station course, you set your own pace in a park-like setting with benches and marked paths. Bring your own gun or rent one. Special events throughout the year. Please call in advance to schedule a shoot.
A learning vacation in Van Buren County. Sign up for one of many hands-on learning classes in traditional arts and crafts, fine arts, nature study and time honored skills. Our carefully selected blend of classes allows people to return to times when things were simpler and creativity was a way of life.
Rent A Horse
1116 Hwy. 2 Farmington, IA 52626 319-878-3596
Ride a guided 3 hour trail ride on our beautiful horses through Shimek State Forest for only $35 per person. We are open every day. Call for reservations.
10906 - 167th Rd. Douds, IA 52551 641-936-7217
White Tail Deer & Wild Turkey Hunts on 10,000 acres. Lodging included. Call us for a GREAT Van Buren County Hunt.