Milford Township, Story County, Iowa
Location in Story County
|• Total||37.2 sq mi (96 km2)|
|• Land||37.2 sq mi (96 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0 km2) 0.0%|
|Elevation||991 ft (302 m)|
|• Density||24/sq mi (9/km2)|
Milford Township covers an area of 37.2 square miles (96 km2) and contains a small portion of the incorporated town of Ames. According to the USGS, it contains four cemeteries: Brouhard Cemetery, Evergreen Memory Gardens, Knoll Cemetery and Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
Interstate 35 runs north and south through the township and County Road E29 runs east-west.
Story County maintains McFarland Park which is a 200-acre (0.81 km2) area located in northwest Milford Township. Visitors can explore a variety of ecotypes including tallgrass prairie, woodland, and stream habitats. The park has 5.5 miles (8.9 km) of trails that are open to hiking and off-road biking, but interior trails with stairs are closed to bicyclists. The park includes a 6.5-acre (26,000 m2) lake stocked with bluegill, bass, and catfish. Winter activities include ice fishing and cross-country skiing.
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