Class II South Skunk River, IA

South Skunk River Water Trail (Story City to Skunk River Wildlife Area)

The South Skunk River begins its 264-mile journey in northeastern Hamilton County, joins with the North Skunk in Keokuk County and empties into the Mississippi after forming the border between Des Moines and Lee counties. The river is narrow and has been channelized in several areas, but offers a variety of pleasant scenery as it makes its way toward the Mississippi. (Iowa DNR)

Section Details

Trip Length Multiday, 147.0 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Manager State, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail Yes
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