The Three Mile Lake Campgrounds (both campgrounds) will be closed starting November 1, 2022 for an electric renovation project.  They will remain closed until the project is completed in March of 2023.  The cabins and shower house will remain open during this time.

                                     Notice to Cabin Users and Campers

Three Mile Lake is scheduled to be drawn down 12’ starting in the spring of 2023 for in-lake work on the sediment control basin, the placement of rip rap along the lake’s shoreline, and fish habitat work.  The lake will still be accessible via the middle lane at the main boat ramp.  Surface area of the lake will reduced.  Construction is expected to be complete by the spring of 2024. 

 

The Union County Conservation Board is located in south-central Iowa and is home to the 3350-acre Three Mile Lake Recreation Area. The Union County Conservation Board manages a total of 9 parks, recreation, and wildlife areas encompassing 3,790 acres about the county. Union County's High Lakes offer an array of outdoor recreational opportunities unmatched in south central Iowa. Five lakes and 2,500 acres of publicly owned woodland and prairie ... all conveniently located within a 20 mile radius. Come and Enjoy!

YOU NOW MUST RESERVE OUR CABINS ONLINE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, JUST CLICK ON THE FACILITIES TAB TO THE LEFT TO GET STARTED!!


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


UNION COUNTY CONSERVATION
1577 Creamery Rd
Afton, IA 50830 
PHONE: 641-347-5100
FAX: 641-347-5102
EMAIL: unioncountycon@windstream.net
WEBSITE
: Go to Union County Conservation

Activities in Union County

  •  Fishing
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Cabins
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Disc Golf
  • Trap and Rifle Shooting Range

Facilities in Union County

  • 100 campsites
  • 9 cabins
  • Lodge
  • Shelters
  • Trap and Rifle Shooting Range

 

Parks in Union County

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Cedar Park Union 1927 190th St
CrestonIA50801 Map Location
Garfield Park Union 2371 190th St.
641-347-5100
AftonIA50830 Map Location
Groesbeck Wildlife Area Union 1402 Grand River DR.
AftonIA50830 Map Location
High Lakes Outdoor Alliance Shooting Range Union 2216 130th st
641-344-5501
AftonIA50830 Map Location
Mallard Point Campground Union Primitive LN
641-347-5100
AftonIA50830 Map Location
Mt. Pisgah Union 1749 Mt. Pisgah Rd
641-347-5100
LorimorIA50149 Map Location
Talmage Hill Nature Park Union 1900 Umbrella
641-347-5100
ThayerIA50254 Map Location
Talmage Hill Wildlife Area Union 3001 U.S. HWY. 34
641-347-5100
ThayerIA50254 Map Location
Thayer Lake Park Union 3132 Lake RD.
641-347-5100
Thayer IA50254 Map Location
Three Mile Recreational Area Union 1542 campground rd
641-347-5100
AftonIA50830 Map Location
Three Mile Recreational Area- South Campground Union 1542 Campground Rd.
641-347-5100
AftonIA50830 Map Location
Union County Conservation Office Union 1577 Creamery Rd
641-347-5100
AftonIA50830 Map Location