Class I Lake Red Rock, IA

Red Rock National Water Trail

The 36 mile Red Rock Water Trail is located on Lake Red Rock near Pella and Knoxville, Iowa. The loop can be paddled in its entirety or broken up into shorter sections. Eagle nests, a sea cave, beautiful rocky cliffs and bluffs, and a wide variety of migratory water fowl are just a few of the things you can experience while paddling around Lake Red Rock. There are also many historical aspects to the trail, such as landmarks and sites of the historical events and legends surrounding the area. The water trail features 8 access points, which are conveniently close to the many campgrounds around the lake. Most of the campgrounds are equipped with shower facilities and electrical hookups.

Section Details

Trip Length Partial Day, 36.0 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Manager U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lake Red Rock
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail Yes
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