Rossow Prairie

At one time Webster County, and all of north-central Iowa, was covered by literally thousands of marshes, fens, and other wetland environments. Rossow Prairie is a relict from this age and its 40 acres of upland prairie and slough is a haven for a variety of wildlife.  The area is an outstanding outdoor classroom facility. A trip to Rossow can provide an exciting escape and a chance to view some of nature’s most interesting critters. Muskrats, mink, ducks, geese, shore birds, songbirds, turtles, fish, salamanders and many invertebrates are well suited to life in the wetland.


Located 3 miles south and ¼ mile east of the town of Vincent