Morgan Creek Park

A wide variety of natural and recreational features can be found at the 352 acre Morgan Creek County Park.


Camping is a popular outdoor recreation activity at Morgan Creek Park. Campgrounds are open generally from April 15-October 15, ground conditions permitting. (check our official website, for details on whether conditions allow for extension of the season)  Morgan Creek Family Campground has modern sites with electricity and water. Campsites are equipped with a firepad and and picnic table with showers and restrooms nearby. Sites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. All campers must self-register and pay the required fee. A dumping station for use by campers who camped in Linn County parks is available.  Firewood is available at the campground host site.

Group Campground

A "pack-in" group campground is located at the south end of the day-use area.  A short walk is required to reach the campground.  Capacity is 15 tents or 45 people.  Facilities provided include: 6 picnic tables, 2 fire rings with grills, water spigot, primitive (pit) restroom.  The group campground can be reserved online by clicking here.

Arboretum & Butterfly Garden

The arboretum  is plentiful of over  250 species of native and exotic trees and shrubs.


Click here to learn more about Morgan Creek Park at Linn County Conservation’s official webpage: 



Morgan Creek Park is located at 7611 Worcester Rd, Palo, 52324.


Extensive trail system

Groomed X-county ski trails

Expansive picnic area(s)

Field sports area 


Prairies & wetlands

Operating Hours & Seasons

Park is open 4 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Facilities or the park may be closed on occasion due to extreme weather conditions or when it becomes inaccessible due to naturally occurring conditions.