Milton R. Owen Nature Center

MRO Nature Center

The nature center is a place of learning and fun for all ages with displays and activities on a variety of natural history and environmental topics. Located on the Falk's Wildlife area just west of Osage, the center is right at the south end of the 4-mile Cedar River Greenbelt Trail. Area classes and organizations and groups can receive programs or utilize the meeting area on their own. Cross-country skis are available during the winter. A variety of recreational and education programs are offered to the public from the nature center throughout the year.


1879-3 Highway 9, Osage, IA. Located at headquarters of Mitchell County Conservation Board 1/2 mile west of Osage.

Operating Hours & Seasons

7:00am - 5:00pm Tuesday - Friday

Other Hours by Appointment