Best Rathbun Lake Snowmobiling

The 11th most popular snowmobile trail in Iowa.

  Iowa, US


  July 21, 2016

North of Plano near Rathbun Lake in Appanoose County, the Rathbun area has 26 miels of snowmobiling on the northshore.

The trailheads are in Buck Creek and in Honey Creek State Park.

To reach the Buck Creek snowmobile trailhead from Rathbun, go north on CR J29 for 1.6 miles. Turn right on CR J5T and travel about 3 miles to Buck Creek Park. The entrance will be on the left.

Overall, Rathbun Lake is the 11th most popular snowmobile trail of all 25 snowmobiling rides in Iowa.

Local Contacts:  Army Corps (641) 647-2464; Iowa Tourism (800) 345-IOWA.

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Base Camp:  Onsite Camping

GPS:  40.8501, -92.8697

Date Published:  1/6/2016

Date Updated:  7/21/2016

ID:  15251

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