Type: Nature Trail
Length: 1 mile
The Lake Petocka Trail is 8' wide asphalt for multi-use, including trail access to the Chichaqua Valley Trail.
Grade - Flat
You can find this fishing hotspot right outside of Bondurant. If you love large catfish and bluegills, then you'll love Lake Petocka. With clear water, big fish, and a small watershed, this is simply a fisherman's dream.
Lake Petocka is a beautiful, surreal lake hugged by a .71 mile biking/walking trail. Stationed are three shelters all with grills for your picnic pleasure, a sand volleyball court, and a playground located on the south side of the lake.
Lake Petocka is stocked with trout twice a year. Stocking events are have been promoted as a family affair.
Location - Where is this Trail?
520 Pleasant Street NE
Bondurant, Iowa 50035
Lake Petocka Trail includes trail access to the Chichaqua Valley Trail.
Sites & Attractions
Amenities at Lake Petocka include:
Good/Excellent Shore fishing
Community Fishing Location
Popular fish species at this lake:
History of the Trail
8' wide asphalt multi-use trail installed in 2005
2009 Men’s Club built the Petocka South Men’s Club Shelter
33' x 27' covered and partially enclosed picnic shelter on south side, remodeled in 2019
$40,000 ADA accessible playground installed next to south shelter in 2011
24' x 18" covered picnic shelter on west side
24' x 21' covered picnic shelter on east side
Baseball field received new infield, bases, dugouts and upgraded fencing in 2012
2013 Pergola with Swing built by the Men’s Club
2016 Restrooms at the South Petocka Shelter installed
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This trail was last edited by cityofbondurant on Feb 22, 2022.
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