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Elevation: 736 ft
GPS: 42.19882, -90.86166
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Ozark Wildlife Area is located in Jackson county 2 1/2 miles northeast of Canton. It is a 323-acre wildlife area situated along the north fork of the Maquoketa River. The area features bolted sport climbs on fine Iowa limestone.

Getting There Suggest change

From E-17 in Canton take 6th Ave north. Take a right on 166th St. Then left on 21st Ave. You will cross the river then take a right onto 187th St. This Level B maintenance road can be a real mess during rainy spells. Park along the 21st ave if need be and hike in. 187 runs along a field before passing the Ozark parking lot and entering the wildlife area. All the bolted routes are located along 187.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Ozark Wildlife Area

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V-easy 3
 4
Coffee Stained Ginger Flake
Boulder
V0-1 4+
 5
Welcome 1
Boulder
V0-1 4+
 4
Welcome 2
Boulder
V0-1 4+
 4
Problema Estella
Boulder
V3 6A
 5
Fire Escape
Boulder
V4 6B
 4
Jealous
Boulder
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 23
Bad to the Bone
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 11
Power Surge
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 25
Liberal Tendencies
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 14
Deer Crossing
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 11
Happy Hooking
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 9
Caution When Flashing
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 23
Gravity Amp
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 11
Golden Showers
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 8
Back in the Groove
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Coffee Stained Ginger Flake Bouldering > Welcome to Ozark
 4
V-easy 3 Boulder
Welcome 1 Bouldering > Welcome to Ozark
 5
V0-1 4+ Boulder
Welcome 2 Bouldering > Welcome to Ozark
 4
V0-1 4+ Boulder
Problema Estella Bouldering > Welcome to Ozark
 4
V0-1 4+ Boulder
Fire Escape Bouldering > Level C Maintenance R…
 5
V3 6A Boulder
Jealous Bouldering > Level C Maintenance R…
 4
V4 6B Boulder
Bad to the Bone Sport/Trad > Hoot Bluff
 23
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Power Surge Sport/Trad > Hoot Bluff
 11
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Liberal Tendencies Sport/Trad > Hoot Bluff
 25
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Deer Crossing Sport/Trad > Hoot Bluff
 14
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Happy Hooking Sport/Trad > Hoot Bluff
 11
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Caution When Flashing Sport/Trad > Hoot Bluff
 9
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Gravity Amp Sport/Trad > Hoot Bluff
 23
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Golden Showers Sport/Trad > Hoot Bluff
 11
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Back in the Groove Sport/Trad > Hoot Bluff
 8
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
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