Lake Anita State Park
|Lake Anita State Park|
|Iowa State Park|
Picnic shelter overlooking Lake Anita
|- elevation||1,342 ft (409 m) |
|Area||1,062 acres (430 ha)|
|Management||Iowa Department of Natural Resources|
The campground, one of the most popular in southwest Iowa, offers 161 sites, two shower-and-restroom facilities, and a playground. Several picnic areas overlook the reservoir, and 8 open shelters can be reserved for private events.
Lake Anita State Park includes a beach and two boat ramps. All boating is at no-wake speeds. Docks are available for seasonal rent. Fishing is geared toward largemouth bass, crappies, and bluegills. A 1-mile (1.6 km) self-guided nature trail interprets the trees and shrubs of the region. A 4-mile (6.4 km) trail for walking and bicycling circles the lake.