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Big Woods Lake Recreation Area, Cedar Falls

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  • At just under 2 miles around the edge of this lake, it made a lovely walk for us. Autumn is a lovely season to walk in and this beautiful park didn't disappoint! There is a campsite and various... 
    At just under 2 miles around the edge of this lake, it made a lovely walk for us. Autumn is a lovely season to walk in and this beautiful park didn't disappoint! There is a campsite and various...  more »
  • This large pond is great for the area. 1.8 miles approximately around the lake, which makes it doable if you are walking, biking or some other activity you enjoy. I love the lions that visit in the....  more
    This large pond is great for the area. 1.8 miles approximately around the lake, which makes it doable if you are walking, biking or some other activity you enjoy. I love the lions that visit in the....  more »
  • This is great place to fish, canoe, kayak, walk, run, bicycle or walk. The area is woodsy and one can often see eagles and deer. 
    This is great place to fish, canoe, kayak, walk, run, bicycle or walk. The area is woodsy and one can often see eagles and deer.  more »
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  • The trails are nice, there's a combination of paved and grass trails. There are beautiful views of the lake and the lake itself is great for non motorized recreation. However there is no swimming allowed in the lake. It is also good for fishing on the main Lake and the back Waters to the west of the bridge. The only knock is there is often a lot of vegetation that is reaching out to the very edge or even over the trail that makes it pretty tight in areas especially in the corners, make me some of the corners blind so use a lot of caution for bikes and runners
  • This is a nice lake and park. Very quiet and peaceful. It is very busy, but lots of room on the trails to spread out. Doesn't seem crowded. Great place to kayak and power boats are no wake. We haven't used the camp grounds, but they are nice. Only complaint I have heard is the lack of shade in the campground area.
  • Great place to walk around the lake and nature trails. Small lake offers a great place for fishing, boating (no wake), kayaking, swimming and more! Large parking area, place with picnic tables and bathrooms (*note: no doors on bathroom stalls)
  • Excellent park with nice bike trail. Perfect park for getting ice cream or take out and eating at.
  • Very nice picnic facilities! Clean and shaded. Very nice recreation areas!

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