Indian Slough Wildlife Area

Best known for its wetlands, try Indian Slough for short canoe trips, hunting and hiking.  Enjoy the scenic beauty of the area.



North of Wapello

12225 L Avenue, Wapello, IA 52653

Size: 1100 acres

Habitat: wetland, open water, forest, brush, prairie

Amenities: Parking lots (at four accesses)

Activities: hunting, nature study, mushrooming, bird watching, hiking,horseback riding, paddling (seasonal)

Hunting: Major species - waterfowl, deer, turkey; minor - pheasant, rabbit

Trails: hike and ride horses on work roads (dirt, flat) and mowed trails (flat); horses allowed May 21-Sept 15


Downloads: Aerial photo and location map (.pdf)

Go to Louisa County Conservation Google Map to see all areas and be able to get directions


Contact Us

P: 319-523-8381

F: 319-527-2131

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Conservation Office

12635 CR G56, Suite 101

Wapello, IA 52653


Office Hours:

M - F, 10:00 - 3:00

Other times by chance or appointment