Schildbergs Recreation Area

Schildberg Recreation Area

Schildberg Recreation Area sits just northwest of Atlantic.  It consists of 3  beautiful lakes perfect for fishing.  Around the lakes is about one and half miles of hard surface trails.  The area is full of native grasses and flowers with a variety of wildlife.  Schildberg campground is open with a full functioning bathhouse and full hookups.  Take the family to two of Atlantic’s biggest and most updated playgrounds!.  Schildberg’s is one of Atlantic’s more popular spots and becoming more and more of a destination area.  

Operating Hours & Seasons

6 am to Sunset

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Iowa Ave. and Buck Creek Rd., Atlantic, IA 50022

Schildberg Recreation Area


  • 3 Lakes
  • 1.5 miles of hard surface trails
  • Fishing dock
  • Boat access ramps
  • Buck Creek Dog Park
  • Modern campgrounds
  • Butterfly gardens, benches
  • Multiple picnic areas & 4 shelters
  • Shower house
  • Waterless restroom
  • 2 Brand New Playgrounds


  • Picnicking
  • Fishing
  • Walking/Running
  • Cycling
  • Bird Gazing
  • Two Playgrounds


  • Picnicking (Picnic Tables)
  • Hard Surface Trails
  • Doggie Waste Stations
  • Restrooms
  • Campground with electrical & water hook-ups



Schildberg Recreation Area offers a full sized shelter perfect for reservations
The lakes offer multiple smaller shelters throughout as well.

Click Here to Reserve a Shelter



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