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265th Street Access


Water Trail - South Skunk River

Other Link Map of current known hazards or obstructions (maintained by the Skunk River Paddlers)


  1. Pond and River Fishing
  2. Skunk River Water Trail Canoe Access
This small (1 acre) water trail access on the Skunk River south of Ames offers stream fishing, canoeing, & kayaking. Hiking, walking, bird watching, geocaching, and several other activities are possible however we do not maintain trails nor do we have picnic tables or grills available.