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Creepy Camping 2018

It's time for our annual Creepy Camping! We will kick off Creepy Camping with an outdoor showing of "Hotel Transylvania" at dusk (around 7:30 p.m.) on Friday evening. Genoa Bluffs Farms will be offering Ghost Town kettle corn and drinks for sale. We are excited to bring back some favorite ...
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Detours for the Summer of 2018

One of the paved roads leading to Lake Iowa Park is being upgraded to cement. The project will run from June to late August/early September. A short 2 1/2 mile detour may be used by those travelers arriving from I-80 or north of I-80. plan to use 216th Street, the ...
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Iowa Nature Notes: Your LINC to the Outdoors

Our Iowa County Conservation Podcast Iowa Nature Notes: Your LINC to the Outdoors is ready for your listening pleasure on https://castbox.fm/. If you are not the most tech savvy person, a podcast is a digital audio file made available on the Internet for downloading to a computer or mobile device ...
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5th Annual Iowa County Outdoor Adventure

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN AT https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/118363 Summertime fun abounds at Lake Iowa Park on June 16th! Iowa County Conservation and Iowa County Pheasants Forever are celebrating our 5th year of introducing youth to over a dozen activities to get them active and outdoors. We have volunteers ready to share their love of ...
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Lake Iowa Park Little Free Library

Lake Iowa Nature Center is now home to a Little Free Library. You may have noticed more and more of these little boxes popping up in our community and wondered what they were. A Little Free Library is a “take a book, return a book” free book exchange. They come ...
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Lake Iowa Park Upgrades

Camping season will soon be upon us...if Mother Nature would just give in and let the sun shine through these cold dreary clouds. Our staff has been busily preparing for all our campers with cabin fever by prepping the shower houses and cleaning up campsites. Iowa County Conservation strives to ...
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2018 Urban Youth Corps Grant

We are excited to announce that Iowa County Conservation has received the Iowa Department of Transportation Urban Youth Corps (UYC) grant for the summer of 2018. The UYC grant allows us to hire people 16 to 25 years of age to construct transportation related items. In past years we have ...
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Online Cabin Rentals Begin October 24, 2016

If you’ve driven through Lake Iowa Park within the last year, you’ll be happy to hear that construction on the two 20ft x 30ft cabins has been completed. Online reservations for the new cabins are set to launch Monday October 24th at 8:00 a.m. These cabins were built in the ...
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Big Bend and the Iowa Valley Scenic Byway

A new interpretive sign was installed along the Iowa Valley Scenic Byway at Big Bend Conservation Area, north of Marengo. The Iowa Valley Scenic Byway is a 77-mile state-designated route from Montour to the Amana Colonies. It travels through 14 communities. The new sign is one of many projects led by ...
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Disc Golf Course at Lake Iowa Park

There have been some exciting changes happening with Iowa County Conservation. One of the latest being a new recreational opportunity - disc golf. The Lake Iowa Park Disc Golf course encompasses a few miles of great scenery that passes some hidden treasures and connects with the lakeside trail at times. The course ...
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