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Bixby State Preserve

Location: 10 miles SE of Elkader

Phone: 563-924-2527

Activities: Picnicking, Walking

In 1979 this 184 acre state park was designated a state preserve to permanently protect the park’s unique geological formations and to maintain the habitat of endangered plants and animals. Visitors may hike, picnic or photograph while enjoying the natural beauty of the sinkholes, springs and ice caves. Facilities include picnic shelter, pit toilets and a parking lot. No camping.

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