Spring and Summer are the best times to be in Linn County Parks. For all the fun that can be had, look in our Spring Summer addition of The Oak Hickory Newsletter. Scroll down to "Related Items" and download it today.
Welcome to Linn County Conservation!
Playgrounds, camping, hiking, horseback riding, cross country skiing, fishing and hunting are just a few of the reasons that the Linn County Conservation Board owns and manages 27 areas throughout the county for the benefit of the public. Linn County Conservation Department offers parks, natural areas, preserves, historic sites, wetlands, an observatory and many educational and recreational opportunities.
Website navigation: The orange menu bar directly above explores Linn County specific park and facilities. The brown menu bar navigates for parks and facilities statewide.
Buffalo Creek Dam Mitigation Project
The Linn County Conservation Board selected the option that includes a partial dam removal of 5 – 7 feet together with the installation of rock arch rapids to allow fish passage. As the project progresses, updates will be available HERE.
Matsell Bridge Shooting Range
Looking to Register for a Matsell Bridge Shooting Range Annual Permit?
You found the right place! Click the button below.
To read more about the Shooting Range click HERE.
Contact Linn County Conservation
Mailing Address of Headquarters
Linn County Conservation
10260 Morris Hills Road
Toddville, IA 52341
Make all checks payable to Linn County Treasurer
Activities in Linn CountyVisitors to Linn County parks enjoy many aspects of outdoor recreation! From primitive camping to modern cabins; trails for people and pets (including horses!); water activities ranging from canoe floats to fishing access; and educational programs at Wickiup Hill Learning Center or the Eastern Iowa Observatory. There is so much more to do in Linn County, so start now - it's yours to explore, naturally! Sign up below for our newsletter with all our latest programming!
Facilities in Linn CountyMajor recreation areas within the Linn County system include Pinicon Ridge Park, Morgan Creek Park, Squaw Creek Park, Wickiup Hill Learning Area and the historic Matsell Bridge Natural Area. In addition, the numerous natural areas and preserves provide great outlets for recreation outdoors!
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