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!  The Schildberg Rec Area is one of Atlantic’s more popular spots and becoming more and more of a destination area.

Operating Hours

6 am to Sunset

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100 West Iowa Ave.

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


  • Picnic Tables
  • Fishing
  • Walking/Running
  • Cycling
  • Bird Gazing
  • Two Playgrounds


The Schildberg Recreation Area offers 2 shelters.  The Rotary Shelter is located on the west side of Schildberg and the Bathhouse Shelter is located on the east side by the campground.

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