Spring at Voas
Spring at Voas
Dallas Co. Cons. Building
One of two cabins at Sportsman Park
Glissman Lodge

Hanging Rock in fall
Prairie Blazing Star
Fall vista at Voas
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Welcome to Dallas County! We invite you to explore over 3,000 acres and over 25 sites of natural beauty and recreation. The Dallas County Conservation Board’s mission is to protect, preserve, and enhance our natural resources by providing opportunities to improve the public’s quality of life through environmental education, ecosystem management, outdoor recreation, and historic preservation. Just minutes from Iowa’s state capital, visitors can explore the wilds of Dallas County’s parks, wildlife refuges, conservation areas, and the Raccoon River Valley Trail.

For more information about the programs, facilities and services offered by the Dallas County Conservation Board, please contact us.

DALLAS COUNTY CONSERVATION BOARD
14581 K Avenue
Perry, IA 50220
PHONE: (515) 465-3577
EMAIL: conservation@dallascountyiowa.gov
WEBSITE: www.dallascountyiowa.gov/conservation 

Activities in Dallas County

Our various parks and trails offer a wide range of recreation opportunities, such as hiking, camping, picnicking, bird watching, hunting, paddling, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, fishing and biking. Several museums offer glimpses into the rich history of Dallas County. Environmental educational programs provide quality, hands-on experiences. Special events, such as the Prairie Awakening/Prairie Awoke Celebration, are dates everyone will want to attend yearly.

 

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Facilities in Dallas County

Camping enthusiasts can utilize several campsites including primitive tent camping and RV sites. Overnight stays can be reserved at two all-season cabins that sleep 5, Glissman Lodge that sleeps 8, or historic Dayton Stagecoach Inn that sleeps 9. Sportsman Lodge is an enclosed shelter house with heating and air conditioning. Multiple boat ramps are located along both the North and Middle/South Raccoon Rivers. The Raccoon River Valley Trail is a multi-use, 89-mile trail that attracts people from across the state and nation.

For a complete listing of what Dallas County Conservation Board offers and full details, use the links below.

Parks in Dallas County

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Administrative Dallas County Conservation Offices Dallas 14581 K Avenue
515-465-3577
PerryIA50220 Map Location
Big Bend Wildlife Area Dallas West of Redfield, IA
515-465-3577
RedfieldIA50233 Map Location
Booneville Access Dallas 360th St
515-465-3577
BoonevilleIA50038 Map Location
Crellin Wildlife Refuge Dallas Lexington Road
515-465-3577
MinburnIA50167 Map Location
Dawson Boat Ramp Dallas 14581 K Avenue
515-465-3577
PerryIA50220 Map Location
Dawson Depot Dallas 307 Railroad Ave
515-465-3577
DawsonIA50066 Map Location
Dayton Stagecoach Inn Dallas 14750 Pecos Ct.
515-465-3577
BoutonIA50039 Map Location
Fazel Woods Dallas 170th St.
PerryIA50220 Map Location
Forest Park Museum Dallas 14581 K Avenue
515-465-3577
PerryIA50220 Map Location
Glissman Conservation Area Dallas 32185 Panther Creek Road
515-465-3577
AdelIA50003 Map Location
Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Building Dallas 1213 Thomas St.
RedfieldIA50233 Map Location
Hanging Rock Dallas 916 Redfield St.
515-465-3577
RedfieldIA50233 Map Location
Kuehn Conservation Area Dallas 32828 Houston Trail
515-465-3577
EarlhamIA50072 Map Location
North Raccoon River Wildlife Area-Snyder Tract Dallas County Road F31
MinburnIA50167 Map Location
North Raccoon River Wildlife Area-Wagner Tract Dallas 250th St.
AdelIA50003 Map Location
Puckerbrush Boat Ramp Dallas R Ave
AdelIA50003 Map Location
Raccoon River Valley Trail Dallas 14581 K Avenue
PerryIA50220 Map Location
Redfield Boat Ramp Dallas West edge of Redfield
515-465-3577
RedfieldIA50233 Map Location
Redfield Depot Dallas 624 1st Street
515-465-3577
RedfieldIA50322 Map Location
Sportsman Park Dallas 13821 130th Street
515-465-3577
DawsonIA50066 Map Location
Trindle Park Dallas 3555 Richland Circle
515-465-3577
Van MeterIA50261 Map Location
Voas Nature Area Dallas 19286 Lexington Road
MinburnIA50167 Map Location
Wagner Prairie Dallas 2264 240th St..
Dallas CenterIA50063 Map Location