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Lost Island Prairie Wetland Nature Center

P.O. Box 417, 3267 350th Avenue
Ruthven, IA, 51358
Visit the Lost Island Prairie Wetland Nature Center located north of Ruthven, Iowa.  Found in the middle of Iowa's natural lakes region, the Center is located in Lost Island Huston Park.  The regional facility serves as a site for public information, educational programs, and interpretive displays.  Highlights include a wetland diorama, raptor and watershed displays, indoor bee hive, fish aquarium, classroom and gift shop.  Lost Island-Huston Park provides hiking trails, a wildlife observation blind, a campground, picnic shelters, boat ramp, dock and a swimming beach. 

Location

327 350th Avenue, Ruthven, Iowa 51358

Fees

Hours of Operation & Seasons

Nature Center Hours:







Open year-round



Saturday & Sunday, 1 pm - 4 pm







March - December



Wednesday - Friday, 9 am - 4 pm







January - February



Wednesday - Friday, 9 am - 12 noon































































































































Closures

Nature Center Hours:







Open year-round



Saturday & Sunday, 1 pm - 4 pm







March - December



Wednesday - Friday, 9 am - 4 pm







January - February



Wednesday - Friday, 9 am - 12 noon