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Ida County Conservation Center

299 Jasper Avenue
Ida Grove, IA, 51445

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The Ida County Conservation Center is a nature center located in Moorehead Park. The center features a children's activity corner, an outdoor classroom, the Lipton Bird Room and wildlife viewing area, numerous bird, fish, and mammal mounts, a large deck, and kitchenette. The Conservation Center is the home base for all environmental education programs and available for rentals. The Conservation Center is regularly rented for graduation parties, receptions, bridal showers, baby showers, family reunions, and birthday parties. Ida CCB staff offices are also located in the Ida County Conservation Center.


Located in Moorehead Park, Ida Grove on the Southeast side of Moorehead Lake.



The Ida County Conservation Center provides all the essentials to help you host your event. 15, 8 foot tables and 115 chairs are available to you during your rental period. The kitchenette features a full sized refrigerator with freezer, microwave, large sink, and plenty of counter space and electrical outlets. The open concept makes the building perfect for almost any gathering. Some basic utensils are provided. Renters will need to furnish their own roasters, serving trays, drink containers, and storage containers. 

 The Ida County Conservation is a dual purpose building, as it also serves as a classroom for environmental education. The Ida County Conservation Board offices are located in this building and is open to the public during normal operating hours.

Cooking / eating utensils
Handicap Accessible
Pets prohibited
Refuse cans
Table with chairs


Hours of Operation & Seasons

Open year round. Monday-Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM and select weekends. The Conservation Center is closed on holidays. 

Conservation Center rental fee is $150.00 per day.


Any closures of the Ida County Conservation Center will be announced on our Facebook page.


No kegs or hard alcohol is permitted. Only canned or bottled beer and wine is allowed for rentals.