Our Properties

Activities that can be found within the Iowa County Conservation properties include: fishing, camping, conservation education programs, picnicking, hiking and swimming. Activities such as cross-country skiing, ice fishing and camping are also available in the winter recreation season. Our property hours are 6am to 10:30pm.

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Simmons Timber Reserve

LL Ave, Marengo, IA 52301 This 97 acre woodland is located along the Iowa River.  It was donated to the ...

Pilot Grove State Preserve

260th Williamsburg, IA 52361 A wooded knoll rose from the long stretches of prairie which surrounded it.  From1840's on, Pilot ...

Pheasant Ridge Wildlife Area

F-15, Williamsburg, IA 52361 Pheasant Ridge is reconstructed upland grassland acquired in 1998.  The Iowa County Pheasants Forever purchased and ...

Laura and Skinny Schlesselman Wildlife Area

Highway 6 Ladora, IA 52251 Once known as the "ballast pit", this 13-acre wildlife area is a wetland habitat and ...

Lantz Timber Preserve

W-21 North English, IA 52316 The Carl Lantz family donated this 20 acre upland timber to the Iowa County Conservation ...

I-80 Wildlife Area

I-80 exit 216, Williamsburg, IA 52361 There are thirteen acres of recently opened grassland, owned by the state and managed ...

Gunderson Wildlife Area

F-15, Marengo, IA 52301 The Iowa County Conservation Board received this wildlife area of 69 acres from the late Vernon ...

Fuller Addition-English River Wildlife Area

Iowa S Ave, North English, IA52316 The acquisition of this diverse 160 acres area was made possible by the combined ...

Butler Timber Reserve

280th Street, Millersburg, IA 52308 The Butler Timber Reserve was set aside for upland timber and wildlife habitat.  It is ...

Burr Oak Wildlife Area

2300 HWY F-15 Marengo, IA 52301 Overlooking the Iowa River, this 28 acre preserve was an upland timber donated to ...

Big Bend Conservation Area

2370 HWY F-15 Marengo, IA 52301 The Big Bend Conservation Area is located just 2 miles northeast of Marengo, along ...

Berstler Woods

3150 GG Ave North English, IA 52316 Berstler Woods is located just 2 miles south of Millersburg. The 69-acre oak-hickory ...

Lake Iowa Park

Lake Iowa Park offers a beach, boat rentals, camping, hiking, fishing, shelters, playgrounds, and a vast amount of outdoor entertainment ...

Gateway Park and Preserve

Gateway Park and Preserve is located 1/2 mile north of the of Marengo, Iowa and occupies a portion of the ...