Just seven minutes outside Corydon, Iowa, lies Corydon Lake, the local water reservoir. At under an hour and a half drive to Des Moines, a day trip is easily an option.
Three minutes away from Corydon Lake is the Wayne County Hospital, as well as restaurants such as La Bota Mexican Restaurant, Outlaw Pizza, and The Alley Cat Sports Bar & Lounge.
You'll find the Des Moines International Airport just 71.5 miles away for easy travel, as well as plenty of big-city amenities and attractions.
Corydon Lake has many on and off water activities. Since it is surrounded by Corydon Lake Park, many options such as camping and hiking are all available. The on the water activities include fishing and swimming; however, only electric motors are allowed on the water.
When fishing, some of the most popular species you will find at this lake include black crappie, bluegill, channel catfish, and largemouth bass.
Since Des Moines is the capital of Iowa, many interesting activities are available. Activities such as the Des Moines Water Park, Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, or the Des Moines Art Center are all great ways to have a fun day out.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Corydon Lake is an excellent choice.