Rock Creek State Park Information
|Rock Creek State Park|
Bridge over Rock Creek Lake for County Road F27
|Location||Jasper, Iowa, United States|
ROCK CREEK STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:
|Area||1,697 acres (6.87 km2) |
|Elevation||922 ft (281 m) |
|Governing body||Iowa Department of Natural Resources|
|Website||Rock Creek State Park|
The 1,697-acre (687 ha) park was dedicated in 1952 and includes numerous boat launches and docks, picnic grounds, camping grounds, and trails for horseback riding and hiking. In the winter, the 602-acre (244 ha) lake may freeze over, and the park is a popular spot for cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.
Fishing is a popular thing at Rock Creek, Fish species are Black and White Crappie, Largemouth Bass, White Bass, Channel Catfish, Black Bullhead, Bluegill, Green Sunfish, Freshwater Drum,and Walleye. Golden Shiners also have a small population here, two large Golden Shiners were caught while fishing for panfish.