Tours & Recreation

1/2 Day Itinerary

1/2 Day

1/2 Day




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Kendrick Forest Products tours are offered on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:30 a.m.

What to Bring

  • Closed Toed Shoes
  • Hiking Gear
  • Fishing Gear

10:45 a.m.

Head to the West end of town for an early lunch at Woodsedge Golf Course - a quick and delicious menu with the friendliest staff!

11:30 a.m.

Start off in Edgewood with a pre-booked tour at Kendrick Forest Products. View up close the process of Iowa's largest sawmill, cabinet shop, Forever Cabinets by Kendrick, and finish your tour at their beautiful home showroom, The MARKKET where you can see finished products, Shimlee production, and shop 'til you drop!

1 p.m.

Next, head to the Edgewood Locker for an impressive tour and learn about the history and how they've become one of the largest family-owned meat processors in the Midwest.

1:30 p.m.

End your adventure with a drive through Backbone State Park and enjoy the beautiful sites and nature. Take advantage of the 21 miles of hiking trails. If you are a fisher, make sure to pack your pole for great trout fishing! Be sure to have your camera ready for the lookout point near the East entrance!