For more information on programs, go to the events page.
Ice Fishing Clinic
Saturday, January 21st
Sny Magill Slough
Saturday, February 11th
10 am – 3 pm
The Osborne Park is located 5 miles south of Elkader on Highway 13 and features a Native Wildlife Exhibit, walking trails, open shelters, Nature and Welcome Center, gift shop.
Come visit with us and see what great and unusual products are available right here at Osborne!
FRIEDENS PARK – CLOSED
PONY HOLLOW TRAIL – CLOSED
MOTOR MILL CANOE ACCESS – CLOSED
It’s tick season; be sure to check when you’ve been out in the woods or grasslands. Follow these links for symptoms, treatment and prevention of lyme disease:
Visitor/Nature Center Hours
April to October
October to April
Closed on Sundays
All parks close at 10:30 pm
Iowa’s County Conservation Board System started in 1955. Clayton County’s Conservation Board continues to strive to meet the goals outlined in the Iowa Code (acquire, develop, maintain, and make available to the citizens of the county forests, wildlife, and other conservation areas. To promote and preserve the general welfare of the people). The Clayton County Conservation Board manages some 1000 acres.