Camper cabins and campgrounds at Crawford Creek
Camper cabins and campgrounds at Crawford Creek
Moorehead Pioneer Park
Sunset at Crawford Creek
Morrels at Moorehead Park

Crawford Creek Rec. Area Camper Cabins
Ruby Throated Hummingbird
Monarch Butterfly
Monarch Butterfly Tagging Program

Willow Cabin at Crawford Creek Rec. Area

Hello! Welcome to Ida County Conservation!

The Department is managed by the Ida County Conservation Board (ICCB), by means of the Iowa code chapter 350. ICCB's mission: to acquire, maintain, and make available to the residents of the county: parks, recreational areas, playgrounds, wildlife, and other conservation areas; to encourage conservation of natural resources; and to promote and preserve the health and welfare of the people. We proudly serve and welcome the community for conservation education, recreation, and involvement!

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Ida County is nestled in the gently rolling hills of northwest Iowa - truly, a well-kept secret. The relaxing atmosphere is sure to provide just what you’re looking for…..a well deserved break from your hectic lifestyle. Invest your time and check out Ida County Conservation Board's parks! Who knows, you may discover an amazing diversity at your doorstep! ICCB and staff manages 2 parks, 2 native prairie stands, a river access, and historic sites encompassing 574 acres.

For additional information about the programs, services, and facilities offered by the Ida CCB, please utilize the following contact information:

IDA COUNTY CONSERVATION BOARD
202 Jasper Avenue
Ida Grove, IA 51445

Office: (712) 364-3300 

Staff Cell: (712) 371-9074

Director: Zach Hall, zhall@idacountyia.us

Naturalist: Danielle Bennett, idacountynaturalist@gmail.com

Park Ranger: Jerry Jensen


Activities in Ida County

Activities within the ICCB park system include: camping, fishing, canoeing, swimming, hunting, biking, hiking and much more!

Facilities in Ida County

Ida County Conservation facilities offer an awesome get away for outdoor recreation and events! We have 3 cabins and 2 enclosed shelters for public use! ICCB manages 50 campground sites (electric and primitive) at two parks, two great fishing lakes, more then 8 miles of gorgeous trails, a beach, and wildlife habitat areas!

The Ida County Conservation Center, is the newest feature to Moorehead Park. It has a children's activity corner, the Lipton Bird Room, bird viewing area, fish tanks, mammal mounts, and a kitchenette for events. The Conservation Center is a home base for all of our environmental education programs and is available for rentals. 

The Lodge is our primary enclosed shelter for events in Crawford Creek Recreation Area. It's a great place for family gatherings and to experience Ida County's great outdoors!

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Parks in Ida County

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Crawford Creek Recreation Area Ida 297 Dodge Ave
712-364-3300
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Douglas Country Schoolgrounds Ida 135 Union Avenue
712-364-3300
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Fairview Pioneer Cemetery Ida 120th and Woodbury
712-364-3300
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Ida County Conservation Offices Ida 299 Jasper Avenue
712-364-3300
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Moorehead Pioneer Park Ida 299 Jasper Avenue
712-364-3300
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Washta Access Ida 117 HWY31
712-364-3300
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