Shimek State Forest – Lick Creek Unit

The Lick Creek Unit contains two equestrian campgrounds, one with 12 sites and the other with 25 sites. There are 25 miles of equestrian trails on the Lick Creek Unit, including one graveled all-weather trail.

Equestrian facilities include hitching rails, pit toilets, fire rings, picnic tables, gravel parking pads, a water hydrant, and shade for horses. There are two in the lower campground and one in the upper campground, as well as open air stalls for overnight stabling in both campgrounds. A day-use area, next to the upper equestrian campground, is provided for those not camping.

Shimek State Forest
33653 Route J56
Farmington, IA 52626
(319) 878-3811

Shimek_forest@dnr.iowa.gov

Trail Map

Website Link:  Shimek State Forest