Fishing

at Van Meter State Park

Cast your line into the 18-acre Lake Wooldridge.

  • The gate at the base of the lake road closes at sunset.
  • Swimming in the lake is prohibited.
  • State fishing regulations apply and a state fishing permit is required.
  • See bulletin board for daily creel limits.
  • Use canoes or small boats with paddles, oars or electric trolling motors only. Portage of boats .25 mile down a trail.
  • Boat rentals are not available.
  • November through March - The road to Lake Wooldridge is closed.