Dragoon Trace Nature Center


The Dragoon Trace Nature Center at Poe Hollow Park is owned and operated by the Ringgold County Conservation Board (RCCB) for the following purpose:


“To provide an inviting place, with educational programming, that encourages visitors to make a personal connection with nature and offers opportunities to discover, experience and enjoy our local natural resources.”


Poe Hollow Park

2434 State Hwy 2

Mount Ayr, Iowa 50854

Operating Hours & Seasons

Normal Building Hours are defined as:

Summer (May – August)

Closed                                Monday -Tuesday

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM            Wednesday – Friday

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM           Saturday – Sunday


Winter (September – April) 

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM            Wednesday – Friday

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM            Saturday

Closed                                Sunday - Tuesday

The Nature Center will be closed on county holidays unless otherwise noted.


Call ahead to schedule school groups or large groups at 641-464-2787.