Twelve Mile Lake

About this Location

635 acre lake just off U.S. Highway34 about 1/2 between Afton and Creston. Twelve Mile Lake is surrounded by 1,000 acres great habitat. Prairie woodlands along with patches of woods, marsh, and grasslands. There are numerous access points for bird watching on all sides of the lake. Some private but still plenty of places to stop and bird.
Start Point: Intersection of US 34 and P43/Lark Ave (about 1/2 way between Creston and Afton. Proceed NORTH about 1/2 mile to main access area.
Lake, wetlands, some grassland, and some woods! Migration times would be most productive but birds seem to be there any time of the year


  • Restrooms on site

  • Roadside viewing

  • Entrance fee