Dam at Heery Woods State Park
Dam at Heery Woods State Park
Playground at Heery Woods
Heery Woods Lodge
Heery Woods Nature Center

Camping at the Shell Rock Recreation Area
Weinberg Memorial Lake at Sportsman Park

You can reach the Butler County Conservation Board at the following locations:

BUTLER COUNTY CONSERVATION BOARD
28727 Timber Road
Clarksville, Iowa 50619
Phone:  (319) 278-1130
email: butlerccb@butler-bremer.com
website: www.butlercoiowa.org/departments/conservation

HEERY WOODS NATURE CENTER
27887 - 195th Street
Clarksville, Iowa 50619
Phone:  (319) 278-1130
email:srmartin@butler-bremer.com

Conservation Staff
Mike Miner - Executive Director
Calvin Steere - Operation Supervisor
Matt Morris - Park Technician 
Steve Martin - Naturalist 

Board Members
Fern Myers - Allison
Kelly Harken - Aplington
Dale Pothast - Allison
Meredith Borchardt - Clarksville
Mark O'Brien – Greene

Activities in Butler County

The Butler County Conservation Board manages five campgrounds, eight public hunting and fishing areas, eight refuges and preserves, and thirty miles of the Rolling Prairie Trail Corridor.   Professional staff provide programs for schools, youth and special interest groups, care centers and retirement communities, and the general public.  Field staff can assist land owners with wildlife habitat planning and implementation. 

Facilities in Butler County

  • Modern and semi-modern campgrounds with 30 and 50 amp service, flush toilets in all campgrounds.  Showers available in Heery Woods State Park, Shell Rock Recreational Area, and Beaver Meadows  
  • Boat and Canoe Access at Wunsch Memorial Park, Camp Comfort, Heery Woods State Park, Renning Landing, and Shell Rock Park
  • Nature Center with display area and public programs
  • Fifteen miles of hard surfaced non-motorized trail
  • Public Hunting areas for upland game, waterfowl, and big game
  • Public fishing access for largemouth and smallmouth bass, panfish, catfish, walleye and northern pike
  • Fishing access for the physically challenged  

Parks in Butler County

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Beaver Meadows Butler 32078 Highway 14
ParkersburgIA50655 Map Location
Boylan Creek Wildlife Management Area Butler 15404 Highway 3
21451 Grand Avenue
DumontIA50625 Map Location
Butler County Conservation Offices Butler 28727 Timber Road
ClarksvilleIA50619 Map Location
Camp Comfort Recreation Area Butler 23525 Camp Comfort Road
GreeneIA50636 Map Location
Faber Reserve Butler 24260 Forest Avenue
AplingtonIA50604 Map Location
Hauser's Wildlife Area Butler 11611 Vail Avenue
Plainfield, IowaIA50666 Map Location
Heery Woods State Park - North Side Butler 19195 Highway 188
ClarksvilleIA50619 Map Location
Heery Woods State Park - South Side Butler 27887-195th Street
ClarksvilleIA50619 Map Location
Helt Memorial Reserve Butler 32817 Spring Avenue
New HartfordIA50660 Map Location
Kyle Wildlife Area Butler 13286 130th Street
AredaleIA50605 Map Location
Lake Considine Butler 15509 230th Street
DumontIA50661 Map Location
Leeper's Prairie Preserve Butler 21657 Ridge Avenue
ClarksvilleIA50619 Map Location
Moore's Access Butler 29988 Trapper Road
New HartfordIA50660 Map Location
North Butler Wilderness Area Butler T16 and C33
Dumont IA50625 Map Location
Renning Landing Butler 30207 205th Street
Shell RockIA50670 Map Location
Shell Rock Recreation Area Butler 22562 West Main Street
Shell RockIA50670 Map Location
Shoemann Memorial Reserve Butler Highway 57
New HartfordIA50667 Map Location
South Fork Park Butler 21045 Cedar Avenue
DumontIA60625 Map Location
Sportsman Park Butler 27588 180th Street
ClarksvilleIA50619 Map Location
West Fork Forest Access Butler 28376 Temple Avenue
New HartfordIA60625 Map Location
Wolter's Prairie Preserve Butler 19155 Quail Avenue
ClarksvilleIA50619 Map Location
Wunsch Memorial Park Butler Corner of Water and Rowley Streets
GreeneIA50636 Map Location