Hiking The Shimek State Forest

The 8th most popular hiking trail in Iowa.

East of Farmington, the 9,000 acre Shimek State Forest has 14 miles of hiking trails through dense pine forests in the Keosauqua Unit. The forest headquarters is located about 1 mile northeast of Farmington on County Road J56.

Overall, Shimek State Forest is the 8th most popular hiking trail of all 9 hikes in Iowa.

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Local Contact(s):  Shimek State Forest (319) 878-3811; Iowa Tourism (800) 345-IOWA.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Iowa" from Elizabeth Hill

Best Season:  May - Sep

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://www.iowadnr.gov/

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Date Updated:  7/1/2016

ID:  17900

Shimek State Forest Hiking Map

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