Howard County Parks are a great way to discover outdoor recreational opportunities. Activities provided are numerous and include hunting, fishing, camping, picnicking, boating and canoeing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, bike riding, firearm shooting, nature study, bird watching, photography, softball, volleyball and archery. The Howard CCB manages 38 individual parks, natural areas, trails and river accesses - encompassing over 2,206 acres across the county.
The Howard County Conservation Board encourages the public's participation in all recreational opportunities offered and continues to work at keeping these areas in quality shape. Please respect our areas and leave them as you would like to find them. Take only pictures...leave only footprints.
For additional information about the programming, services and facilities offered by the Howard CCB, please utilize the following connections:
HOWARD COUNTY CONSERVATION
11562 Valley Ave
PO Box 157
Cresco, IA 52136
PHONE: (563) 547-3634
FAX: (563) 547-5309
EMAIL: Contact the Howard CCB
WEBSITE: Go to Howard County Conservation
Activities in Howard CountyActivities that can be found within the areas managed by the Howard CCB include: hunting, fishing, camping, picnicking, boating and canoeing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, bike riding, firearm shooting, nature study, bird watching, photography, softball, volleyball and archery
Facilities in Howard CountyFacilities avaialable for public use within the Howard County Park System include: campgrounds, nature center, trails, beaches, open shelters and much more!