Class II East Fork Des Moines River, IA

East Fork DesMoines River (East Fork Access to Cornbelt Rec Dam)

The East Fork Des Moines River flows through a light to moderately timbered floodplain where much of the land, especially upstream of Algona, is being used for agricultural purposes. There are several constructed fishing riffles on the East Fork offering good angling for catfish, northern pike and walleye. (Iowa DNR)

Section Details

Trip Length Multiday, 106.0 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Manager State, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail Yes
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