Clay County's Natural Wonders - Did you know?
- Clay County is home to Bald Eagles! Along the Little Sioux River from Spencer to Gillett Grove in March, Conservation Board member Lee Schoenewe saw 29 Bald Eagles in less than an hour!! Lee thinks this was the peak of their migration north this year!
- Clay County attracts many non resident deer hunters!
- Clay County has in excess of 15 miles of trails in managed areas!
- The largest northern pike caught in Iowa in the past 10 years was caught at the Schmerse Wildlife area in 1997!
- Clay County boasts many native prairie plants!
- There are 14 conservation areas in Clay County with facilities for camping, canoeing, hunting and more!
For additional information about programs, areas and services offered by the Clay County Conservation Board, please utilize the following contact information:
CLAY COUNTY CONSERVATION
420 10th Avenue SE
Spencer, IA 51301
PHONE: (712) 262-2187
EMAIL: Contact Clay CCB
WEBSITE: Go to Clay County Conservation
Activities in Clay CountyA multitude of activities exist within the 14 parks and areas of the Clay County Conservation Department: camping, hiking, educational programs, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, picnicing and much, much more!
Facilities in Clay CountyFacilities available for public use within the Clay County Conservation areas include: camping cabins, campgrounds, shelters, beach, trails and many more!