CLAYTON COUNTY
CONSERVATION

"Nature is not a place to visit.

It is home." ~Gary Snyder

Miles of Trails

Public acres to explore

Conservation Programs

Adventures to be had!

Educational Opportunities

Clayton County Conservation offers a variety of educational opportunities for everyone of all ages.

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Osborne Nature Center

The Osborne Nature Center offers viewing live outdoor and indoor animals that are native to northeast Iowa. While you visit you can also check out the outdoor nature playground, hike the trails, fish along the Volga River, and MUCH MORE!

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Choose your adventure

Whether you're looking for camping, fishing, trails, or water access, we have an outdoor adventure waiting for you. Check out all of our Parks & Trails see what each one offers.

Get to Know Us

Meet the staff that works year-round to keep nature accessible.

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LATEST NEWS

 

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Contact Us

ADDRESS

PHONE

29862 Osborne Road
Elkader, Iowa 52043

EMAIL

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Equal Opportunity
The Clayton County Conservation Board does not discriminate against anyone on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, national origin, age or disability. If anyone believes he or she may have been subjected to such discrimination, he or she may file a complaint with either the Clayton County Conservation Board or the Office of Equal Opportunity, U.S. Department of Interior, Washington, D.C. 20240.