Osborne Park

Education at Osborne Park

The Osborne Welcome Center has a nature center that has rotating exhibits including a karst cave, augmented reality sandbox, reptiles, and much more. This facility is located in the bottom level of the Welcome Center. 
After checking out the nature center head outdoors to see the native animal exhibit, pioneer village, Nature Explorer outdoor classroom, and trails.


29862 Osborne Rd.
Elkader, IA 52043


Visitor/Nature Center Hours
Summer Schedule:
April to October
8:00am-4:00pm Monday-Saturday
12:00-4:00pm Sunday

Winter Schedule:
October to April
8:00am-4:00pm Monday- Saturday
Closed on Sundays

All parks close at 10:30 pm