Green Valley SP

About this Location

Important Bird Area.
990-acre state park which includes a 390-acre lake. Nature and multi-purpose trails, many bordering the lake, provide excellent opportunities to for birding. Variety of trees and brush provide excellent habitat for numerous avian species both migrant and permanent residents.
Start Point: US 34/Iowa 25 (aka Summer Ave) on south side of Creston. Proceed NORTH on IA 25/Summer Ave for 1.7 miles to West Towline Street. Turn left (WEST) on proceed .5 miles to P27/Green Valley Rd/Lincoln St. Turn right (NORTH) and proceed 2.5 miles to IA 186/130th Street. Turn left (WEST) and go .3 miles to main park entrance. There are several other access points around the lake and many opportunities to view lake and walk the trails.
Woodlands, brush, lake, marshy areas. Excellent during migration periods and also many summer and year round residents.
This is a public hunting area.


  • Restrooms on site

  • Roadside viewing

  • Entrance fee