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Feb 20 Tuesday 10:00 AM A Nature Story
A Nature Story ~ 10 AM ~ Rock Creek - Join us every Tuesday this winter for a presentation geared for children ages 3-5 with their guardians and siblings. All presentations feature a book and hands on activities.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 24 Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Snowshoe Day
Stop in the camp store and rent ($2.50) one set of snowshoes and get the 2nd rental free.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 24 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Cocoa Picasso
Join us to have a unique learning experience!. Upper Story Studio artist Molly Nagel will be providing a step-by-step painting instruction while you sip hot cocoa.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Feb 25 Sunday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Bald Eagle Watch
Stop by the Saylorville Visitor’s Center to learn about the bald eagle, then venture outside to view them in their natural habitat. Jester Park Lodge will host a live eagle used for education.
Special Events Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Feb 26 Monday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Diversify Your Landscape and Eat Your Yard
We have been working for our yards for years; now is the time to make our yards work for us! Learn how to put in place a more edible landscape, with an emphasis on plants that are suited to our climate.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Feb 27 Tuesday 10:00 AM A Nature Story
A Nature Story ~ 10 AM ~ Rock Creek - Join us every Tuesday this winter for a presentation geared for children ages 3-5 with their guardians and siblings. All presentations feature a book and hands on activities.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Feb 27 Tuesday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Kindernature
We invite children ages 3-5 years old, accompanied by an adult, to the nature center for fun and learning.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Feb 27 Tuesday 6:00 PM Friends of Rock Creek
Friends of Rock Creek ~ 6 PM ~ Rock Creek ~ We are looking for volunteers for the Eco Tourism Center, come to find out how you can help out!
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 1 Thursday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Full Moon Hike
Explore the wonder and beauty of Fort Des Moines Park at night under a full moon.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Mar 3 Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Snowshoe Day
Stop in the camp store and rent ($2.50) one set of snowshoes and get the 2nd rental free.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 3 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Indoor Archery
Class will focus on form and safety, giving participants basics that will get them safely shooting and offer a general feel for archery with a compound bow.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 3 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Ice Fishing
Learn the basics of ice fishing and get some hands-on experience. Bait and poles will be provided.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 4 Sunday 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Trumpeter Swan Observation
Come view Iowa's largest wintering population of Trumpeter Swans! Remember to bring your binoculars and camera.
Programs Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Mar 6 Tuesday 10:00 AM A Nature Story
A Nature Story ~ 10 AM ~ Rock Creek - Join us every Tuesday this winter for a presentation geared for children ages 3-5 with their guardians and siblings. All presentations feature a book and hands on activities.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 6 Tuesday 11:00 AM O.W.L.S. - Iowa River Bones as a Window into Ice Age Animal Communities
Iowa rivers and associated gravel deposits contain the remains of extinct Ice Age animals, for example, musk ox, mammoth and mastodon, caribou, stag moose, and ground sloth.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Mar 6 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM O.W.L.S. (Older Wiser Livelier Seniors) - Bird Migration
From warblers to terns to eagles, birds are some of the world’s greatest travelers. Migration, or the seasonal movement of an animal from one region to another and back, is an amazing life history event critical to the lives of many avian species.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 10 Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Cabin Fever Day Camp
Spring is right around the corner and it’s time to get outside! This day camp is designed for children grades 4-6 and will include outdoor activities such as using a compass, fire building and archery! Registration is required.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 10 Saturday 6:00 PM Trivia Night
Come for a fun night of trivia to raise funds for the Friends of Rock Creek and Fishing Has No Boundaries (FHNB) Inc.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 12 Monday 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM Bus Trip to the National Eagle Center
Join us on Monday, March 12 for our trip to the National Eagle Center in Wabasha, Minnesota.
Trips Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Mar 12 Monday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Winging It Spring Break Camp for 3rd & 4th Graders
Stretch your wings, fly like a falcon, and engage your owl eyes!
Youth Camps Story McFarland Park
Mar 13 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Surivor Camp
Spend a day having fun and staying active. We will try archery, geocaching, and fire building! Activities will take place indoors and outdoors.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 13 Tuesday 10:00 AM A Nature Story
A Nature Story ~ 10 AM ~ Rock Creek - Join us every Tuesday this winter for a presentation geared for children ages 3-5 with their guardians and siblings. All presentations feature a book and hands on activities.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Mar 13 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Spring Break at Lime Creek - The Rad Zoo!
Join us as the Reptile and Amphibian Discovery (RAD) Zoo of Owatonna visits Lime Creek Nature Center.
Special Events Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Mar 15 Thursday 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Wild Night Life and Hike
Join us for a campfire program about the wild night life in Jester Park. A short hike will follow as we search for some of these nocturnal animals.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Mar 16-17 Friday Winter Weekend Getaway
Winter Weekend Getaway ~ Rock Creek ~ Call the camp store at 563-259-1876 to make your cabin reservation and to get a $10 per night discount. A two-night minimum stay is required for the discount.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground

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