Ebys Mill
Ebys Mill
Canoeing the Maquoketa River
Hale Wildlife Area
Central Park Prairie

Central Park Trail
Central Park Open Air Shelter

Jones County Conservation is located in east central Iowa and features the Maquoketa and Wapsipinicon Rivers as two main outdoor recreation natural resources. Currently, Jones County Conservation manages over 20 parks, wildlife areas, trails and river accesses throughout the county - encompassing some 3,233 acres.   Find out about upcoming educational programs and events by visiting www.jonescounty.org/events-programs 

For additional information offered by the Jones County Conservation Board, please utilize the following contact information:

    JONES COUNTY CONSERVATION
    12515 Central Park Rd.
    Center Junction, IA 52212
    PHONE: (563) 487-3541
    FAX: (563) 487-5034
    EMAIL: Contact Jones CCB
    WEBSITE: www.jonescountyiowa.org/conservation

  • STORM DAMAGE UPDATES:Wooded trails at Central Park are closed. Please use caution and avoid storm damage areas while visiting Central Park. ROAD CLOSURE:Intermittent road closures within the park are possible Monday thru Friday as park staff are working to clean up storm debris.  Thank you for your patience.

 

Twin Rivers Review Newsletter Spring/Summer 2020 

Twin Rivers Review Newsletter Fall/Winter 2019

 

 Map Jones County Conservation Wildlife Areas, Parks, Preserves

 

Activities in Jones County

Activities that can be found within the areas managed by Jones County Conservation include: camping, hiking, canoeing, fishing, hunting, picnics, educational programming and much more!

 Visit www.jonescounty.org/current-projects-and-news to find out what's happening in Jones County!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Learn about the many trails, historic icons, restaurants and recreational opportunities from Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque, Jackson and Jones Counties.  The choices are plentiful and there is something to do for everyone. Visit: www.gwloop.com  to find an experience or attraction to enjoy on your next day off. 

 

 

Facilities in Jones County

Facilities for public use that can be found within the Jones County park system include: nature center, campgrounds, camping cabins, trails, beaches and open and enclosed shelters.

JUNE 2020 -COVID 19 ALERT - The Central Park Nature Center is now open for viewing by appointment or walk-in when time slots are available.  Please call the administrative office at (563)487-3541, Ext 1 or Ext 3, to set up an appointment. Family groups of 6 or less can sign up for 1/2 hour time slots to walk through the center.  Many hand-on exhibits are currently closed or removed at this time.  Live animals are not being used in hands-on programs.  Anyone entering the Nature Center will need to complete a short COVID 19 health screening, sign-in, and wash hands before entering the exhibit and office space.  Face masks are encouraged.   We encourage everyone to continue to enjoy outdoor opportunities and adventure at Central Park while you await the return of close quarter indoor fun. 

Parks in Jones County

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Anamosa Boat Ramp Jones 21309 County Rd E34
Wapsipinicon State Park
AnamosaIA52205 Map Location
Central Park Jones 12515 Central Park Road
563-487-3541
Center JunctionIA52212 Map Location
Eby's Mill River Access Jones 18052 Eby's Mill Rd
MonticelloIA52310 Map Location
Eby's Mill Wildlife Area Jones 18700 Eby's Mill Road
MonticelloIA52310 Map Location
Grant Wood Trail - Martelle Trailhead Jones Grant Wood Trail
MartelleIA52305 Map Location
Grant Wood Trail - Olin Trailhead Jones 857 Resident Street
OlinIA52320 Map Location
Hale Wildlife Area Jones 62nd Ave and 75th Ave
WyomingIA52362 Map Location
Hamilton Tapken Prairie Preserve Jones 16639 60th Ave
OnslowIA52321 Map Location
Hwy 136 Access Jones IA-136
South of Cascade on Maquoketa River
CascadeIA52033 Map Location
Iowa DNR Public Properties in Jones County Jones Hwy 136
CascadeIA52033 Map Location
Jungletown Access Jones 9431 Jungletown Rd
WyomingIA52362 Map Location
Leifker Wildlife Area Jones Hwy 136 Access, IA-136
South of 190th Street
CascadeIA52033 Map Location
Mon Maq Dam Jones 21480 River Road
MonticelloIA52310 Map Location
Newport Mills Access Jones 16999 Newport Road
OlinIA52320 Map Location
North Fork Wildlands Jones 25302 Garryowen Rd
CascadeIA52033 Map Location
Olin Recreation Area Jones 5000 Hwy 38
OlinIA52320 Map Location
Oxford Junction Wildlife Area Jones River Road S
Oxford JunctionIA52323 Map Location
Oxford Mills Jones 2685 43rd Ave
Oxford JunctionIA52323 Map Location
Pictured Rocks Jones 12004 190th St
MonticelloIA52310 Map Location
Rose Wildlife Area Jones North of Hwy E17 and West of Hwy 136
Scotch GroveIA52310 Map Location
Scotch Grove Prairie Jones 160th Street
Scotch GroveIA52310 Map Location
Stone City Boat Ramp Jones Stone City Boat Ramp
Stone CityIA52205 Map Location
Supples Access Jones 17272 Temple Hill Rd
CascadeIA52033 Map Location
Whitewater Canyon Jones Whitewater Canyon Road
BernardIA52032 Map Location