"The Clayton County Conservation Board invites you to visit and enjoy the natural resources and recreational opportunities in Clayton County."

Programs

For more information on programs, go to the events page.


Motor Mill Memories
Wednesday, September 28th
11:30 am
Motor Mill Historic Park


42nd Annual Heritage Days
Saturday and Sunday, October 8th and 9th
10 am-4 pm each day
Pioneer Village
Osborne Park


Mystery, Mingle, Munch, Mob
Thursday, October 20th
10 am

Reservations Required
Osborne Park


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Maintenance Tech Position

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Visit Osborne & More!

Osborne Welcome Center and Osborne Park

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!

Helpful Information

BLOODY RUN PARK – CLOSED 

FRENCHTOWN PARK – CLOSED

FRIEDENS PARK – CLOSED

PONY HOLLOW TRAIL – CLOSED

MOTOR MILL PARK – CLOSED

TURKEY RIVER PARK – CLOSED

TURKEY RIVER WATER TRAIL – Usage NOT ADVISED

 

 

 Bloody Run Park News 

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http://www.kcrg.com/content/news/Conservation-crew-hacking-new-trail-to-scenic-Clayton-County-bluff-388595152.html

Ticks and lyme disease

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:

www.cdc.gov/lyme

www.mayoclinic.com/health/lyme-disease/DS00116


Visitor/Nature Center Hours

Summer Schedule
April to October
8:00am-4:00pm Monday-Saturday
12:00-4:00pm Sunday

Winter Schedule
October to April
8:00am-4:00pm
Monday- Saturday
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.