Buchanan County, Iowa

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Jakway Park

2014 6 12 Jakway Campground (2)

Jakway Park
, south of Aurora, has a modern shower house and dump station. The concrete facility also serves as a storm shelter. Jakway is a picturesque, shaded campground featuring stately oak trees. The campground is nestled in the vast Jakway Forest, and campers can walk the self-guided and forest trails. Buffalo Creek winds through the forest. Campers can try fishing in the creek, or in the old quarry pond. Also at Jakway, campers can play disc golf on a great nine-hole course, walk to the playground, use the shelter house, and view the historic Richardson-Jakway House and grounds. A wildlife observation blind is located in the woodland. Buffalo Creek Golf Course is a 10 minute drive from the campground.

Camping Fees at Jakway Park: $18/night with electricity $12/night without electricity