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 Google Maps to view the location of Indian Slough.

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

Contact Us

P: 319-523-8381

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Conservation Office

12635 CR G56, Suite 101

Wapello, IA 52653


Office Hours:

M - F, 9:00 - 3:00

Other times by chance or appointment