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Ambroson Recreation Area


119 acres


Formerly a rest area, this multi-use complex now contains a mixture of uplands and wetlands, providing excellent wildlife habitat. Located along the Winnebago River, and containing 21 acres of ponds, this area is especially popular for fishing. Fish include northern pike, largemouth bass, catfish, and bluegills. The area also serves as an access point for the Winnebago River Water Trail.

  • Hunting Allowed - Upland Hunting / Wetland Hunting
  • Fishing - Lake (32 acres)/ River 
  • Boating Allowed - Canoeing / Electric Motors Only
  • Picnicking - Picnic Tables / Grills / Open Shelter


Located 3 miles north of Forest City on Highway 69

3035 Highway 9
Leland, IA

Map · Ambroson Recreation Area