Hidden in the Turkey River valley, the Motor Mill Historic Site is a peaceful natural area that features a six-story limestone flouring mill and four related stone buildings dating from the late 1860’s. Learn more about Motor Mill. Bring your family to our Christmas tree farm or select one from our Christmas tree lot!...Read More
See the events page for more details.
The Lost Art of Creek Stomping
Saturday August 29th
Monarch Release Party
Friday, September 4th
41st Annual Osborne Heritage Days
Saturday and Sunday, October 10-11
10 am – 4 pm each day
Osborne Pioneer Village
Learn more about Heritage Days!
Pine Creek Grist Mill
Thursday, September 17th
The Osborne Park is located 5 miles south of Elkader on Highway 13 and features at 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!
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.