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Wapello County Conservation is located in southeast Iowa and is home to the Pioneer Ridge Nature Area & Center. The Wapello CCB collectively manages 12 parks and natural areas - encompassing over 2000 acres - throughout the county. In combination, these areas provide extremely diverse habitats providing residents with a wide range of outdoor recreational activities.

Mission: To create awareness of our natural environment by providing quality outdoor experiences. 

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

WAPELLO COUNTY CONSERVATION BOARD
1339 Highway 63
Bloomfield, Iowa 52537
PHONE: (641) 682-3091

EMAIL: pioneerridge@wapellocounty.org

FACEBOOK: Pioneer Ridge Nature Center

YOUTUBE: Wapello County Conservation Board - Iowa

INSTAGRAM: wapellocountyconservation

CLICK HERE FOR THE MOST CURRENT NEWSLETTER: Voices from the Ridge

Activities in Wapello County

Some of the activities that can be found within Wapello CCB areas include:

* Camping

* Hiking

* Picnicking

* Bird watching and Wildlife viewing

* Conservation education activities

* Fishing

* Mountain biking

* Cross-country skiing

* Horseback riding (Pioneer Ridge Nature Area)

* Hunting

* Canoeing and Kayaking

Facilities in Wapello County

Facilities available for public use within the Wapello Co. Conservation department include:

* Campground and Pioneer Ridge Nature Area

* Modern and camping cabins

* Nature center

* Trails

* Fishing ponds

* Shelters

Parks in Wapello County

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American Gothic House Center Wapello 300 American Gothic St.
641-652-3352
EldonIA52554 Map Location
Bluewing Marsh Wapello 1496 85th St
641-682-3091
BataviaIA52501 Map Location
Cardinal Wildlife Area Wapello 4943 35th Ave
641-682-3091
EldonIA52501 Map Location
DeVol Wildlife Area Wapello 13187 170th St
641-682-3091
OttumwaIA52501 Map Location
Eddyille Sand Dunes Prairie Wapello 23747 182nd St
641-682-3091
EddyvilleIA52553 Map Location
Garrison Rock Resource Management Unit Wapello 6829 Cliffland Rd
641-682-3091
OttumwaIA52501 Map Location
Gray Eagle Wildlife Preserve Wapello 7850 S. Iowa Ave
641-682-3091
OttumwaIA52501 Map Location
Johnson/Noel Buckeye Wildlife Area Wapello 1508 Bladensburg Rd
641-682-3091
OttumwaIA52501 Map Location
Kirkville Wildlife Area Wapello 15566 185th Ave
641-682-3091
OttumwaIA52501 Map Location
Pearson Butterfly Park Wapello 12130 160th Ave.
641-682-3091
OttumwaIA52501 Map Location
Pioneer Ridge Nature Area Wapello 1339 US Hwy. 63
641-682-3091
BloomfieldIA52537 Map Location
Rock Bluff Park Wapello 16855 Rock Bluff Road
641-682-3091
OttumwaIA52501 Map Location
Sycamore Natural Area Wapello 13970 Sycamore Rd
641-682-3091
OttumwaIA52501 Map Location