Friends of the Dubuque County Conservation Board
Heritage Trail

Dubuque County Conservation is located in far east-central Iowa along the Mississippi River and manages 20 individual parks, preserves and recreation areas encompassing some 2,358 acres. Home to the Swiss Valley Nature Center and Whitewater Canyon Wildlife Area, the Dubuque CCB provides many diverse opportunities for all interests. For additional information about the programs, areas and activities offered by the Dubuque CCB. 

Dubuque County Conservation Board Members

Cindy Gotto

George Davis

Stacey Conforti

Jay Wickham 

Pat Rea

The Dubuque County Conservation Board meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome. The board is scheduled to meet on the third Thursday of each month at 4:00 PM. Please note date, time, and location is subject to change. 


Swiss Valley Nature Center
13606 Swiss Valley Road
Peosta, IA. 52068
PHONE: (563) 556-6745
FAX: (563) 589-7885

WEBSITE: Dubuque County Conservation 

Check us out on Facebook: Swiss Valley Nature Center Facebook


Activities in Dubuque County

Activities that can be found within the Dubuque CCB areas include:

  • camping
  • fishing
  • biking
  • boating
  • hiking
  • golfing
  • canoeing
  • cross-country skiing
  • educational programs
  • hunting and many more!

Facilities in Dubuque County

Facilities available for public use within Dubuque CCB areas include:

  • campgrounds
  • nature center
  • trails
  • shelters
  • boat slips
  • playgrounds and many more.

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Parks in Dubuque County

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Bankston Park Dubuque 17826 Bankston Park Road
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John Deere Marsh Dubuque 18882 Riverside Road
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Swiss Valley Nature Preserve and Nature Center Dubuque 13606 Swiss Valley Road
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Swiss Valley Park Dubuque 13069 Swiss Valley Road
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