the area

Enjoy many activities in the surrounding area including fishing, hunting, canoeing, hiking, rafting and sightseeing. Visit Backcountry Winery for some locally produced wine or take have dinner on a train ride while learning how Kate Shelley saved the lives of thousands on the longest, highest double-track rail bridge in the world (at the time).

The farm is located 3 miles west or Stratford and about 20 miles northwest of Boone. It is 30 miles northwest of Ames and 60 miles northwest of Des Moines.