Smith Lake - Water's Edge

The Water’s Edge Nature Center, built in 2007, is located in this popular park just north of Algona. Check their website for seasonal programming: Waters Edge Nature Center hours are: 8-4:30 M-F and 1-4 pm Sat & Sun during the summer.

Pothole Birding

Enjoy the observation deck by the Nature Center, hike the trail around the lake to view spectacular spring Waterfowl migration.

Location Description

Smith Lake is located 3 miles north of Algona on Hwy 169.

Driving Directions and other Information

  • Birding drive located off of Hwy 169 3 miles north of Algona (Hwy 18) Address: 2407 Hwy 169.
  • GPS Coordinants - N 43 07.411 W 094 14.261
  • 55 acres. Park total 124 acres, Kossuth County Conservation Board
  • Canoeing/Kyaking, Camping, Fishing, Hiking, Birding

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Take a short visit to Smith Lake - Water's Edge via the video below!

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