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South Tailwater 2024 Season:
April 18 - October 21

Shelter Reservations (large shelter only):
*(additional fees may be charged if special event permit needed)


South Tailwater Recreation Area
1104 N. Highway T15
Knoxville, IA  50138


South Tailwater Recreation Area

South Tailwater, located below the Red Rock Dam, offers fishermen a great opportunities to wet their lines and try for some lunkers!  Park features include two picnic shelters (one reservable and one first-come, first-served), modern restrooms, fish cleaning station and access to the Volksweg bike trail.

South Tailwater Large Shelter

Reservations:  $50.00/day
Reserve online at
Or Call 1-877-444-6777


Contact Information

Corps of Engineers Office:
(641) 828-7522 or (641) 628-8690