This 35-acre area is located 3 miles west of Salix, Iowa. Snyder Bend Lake is an oxbow
of the Missouri River, formed in the early 1960's when the river was channelized.
The lake has been stocked with walleye fingerlings in the past, a cooperative project
with the River City Anglers of Siouxland. Other popular game fish include largemouth
bass, northern pike, bluegill, crappie, catfish and perch.
- On-site facilities include:
- 28 electrical campsites (fee charged)
- 12 tent or non-electrical campsites (fee charged)
- Dump station
- Family cabins (fee charged)
- Wireless internet
- Shower house with flush toilets and hot water
- Open picnic shelter
- Recreational play areas
- Playground equipment
- Handicap fishing access
- Accessible concrete and limestone trail
- Picnic sites
- Boat ramp and parking area
- Year-round fishing
- Wildlife viewing observation deck
A wildlife refuge has been established at Snyder Bend and no disturbance or human
traffic is allowed on the refuge for several months in the fall. Please observe refuge
dates as posted. Park facilities are open and pressurized water systems are available
May 1 through October 31.
This will require super stealth when the park is open for the season. Enjoy the view, BYOP and have fun!