Swimming

Swimming is allowed in two of our areas:

Hickory Grove Lake

There are no lifeguards on duty – swimming is at your own risk.
No swimming fees are charged

West Peterson Park

There are no lifeguards on duty – swimming is at your own risk.
No pets are allowed on the beach or in the swimming area.


Water Quality

To maintain and improve water quality at beaches, SCC monitors water quality at Hickory Grove Lake.

Visit the Iowa DNR Local Beach Monitoring page for weekly updates.