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Webster County Conservation is located in central Iowa and is home to John F. Kennedy Memorial Park. The Webster CCB collectively manages 24 parks, memorial sites, wildlife areas and prairies - encompassing over 2,000 acres within the county.

The largest and most popular area managed by the Webster County Conservation Board is John F. Kennedy Memorial Park. This park is a 400 acre multiple use recreation area. The 53-acre Badger Lake provides the focal point for a wide variety of outdoor activities including camping, fishing, picnicking, hiking, canoeing and boating (no gas motors) as well as an the 18 hole Lakeside Municipal Golf Course.

To reserve the Bob Heun Shelter House, Kennedy Park Yurts, Kennedy Park Campsites, Terry Moehnke Veterans Memorial Park, The Lodge at Camp WaNoKi or a campsite at the Gypsum City OHV Park Campground please visit the Facilities tab on the left.

For a 3D tour of our reservable facilities, click HERE

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

WEBSTER COUNTY CONSERVATION
John F. Kennedy Memorial Park
1415 Nelson Ave
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
PHONE: (515) 576-4258 
EMAIL: conservation@webstercountyia.gov
WEBSITE: Go to Webster County Conservation

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Activities in Webster County

Recreational Opportunities in Webster County  
  • Camping, Group Camp and Camping Cabins
  • Picnicking
  • Hunting and Fishing
  • Golf Courses
  • Equestrian, Water, Hiking and Biking Trails
  • 3 Public Woodland Indian Mound Sites
  • Multiple Playgrounds
  • Swimming
  • Boating
  • Shooting Ranges

Facilities in Webster County

These are the diverse facilities managed by Webster County, the City of Fort Dodge and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. 
  • 4 Camping Cabins
  • 7 Enclosed Lodges
  • 10 Open Shelters
  • 377 Campsites in 5 Campgrounds
  • 60 Miles of Trails
  • 5 Boat Ramps with Des Moines River Access
  • 4 Boat Ramps with Lizard Creek Access
  • River's Edge Discovery Center opening 2024
  • 2 Shooting Ranges
  • 1 Group Camp

For more information click on City of Fort Dodge, the Iowa DNR , Brushy and Dolliver State Parks.

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Parks in Webster County

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Becker Wildlife Area Webster 1702 Madison Ave
515-576-4258
Fort Dodge IA50501 Map Location
Bob Hay Memorial Conservation Area Webster 2095 Rich Mill Rd
515-576-4258
Fort DodgeIA50501 Map Location
Camp WaNoKi Webster 2400 WaNoKi Camp Road
515-576-4258
Fort DodgeIA50501 Map Location
Carlson Recreation Area Webster 3838 River Rd
515-576-4258
DaytonIA50530 Map Location
Children's Forest Webster 1386 National Ave
515-576-4258
Fort DodgeIA50501 Map Location
Cunningham Canoe Access #12 Webster 1788 Hayes Ave
515-576-4258
Fort DodgeIA50501 Map Location
Deer Creek Webster 2099 130th St
515-576-4258
Fort DodgeIA50501 Map Location
Gypsum City OHV Park Webster 2390 Mill Road
515-576-4258
Fort DodgeIA50501 Map Location
Henderson Landing Webster 24410 Nelson Ave
515-576-4258
Fort DodgeIA50501 Map Location
Holiday Creek Webster Peterson Drive
515-576-4258
Fort DodgeIA50501 Map Location
Kennedy Memorial Park Webster 1415 Nelson Ave
515-576-4258
Fort DodgeIA50501 Map Location
Lentsch Canoe Access #14 Webster 1500 175th St
515-576-4258
ClareIA50524 Map Location
Lindquist Wildlife Sanctuary Webster Pleasant St
515-576-4258
GowrieIA50543 Map Location
Liska-Stanek Prairie Webster 2601 Johnson Ave
515-576-4258
Fort DodgeIA50566 Map Location
Meier Memorial Marsh Webster 170th St
515-576-4258
Manson IA50563 Map Location
Miller Marsh Webster 3067 Co. Hwy C56
515-576-4258
Badger IA50516 Map Location
Moorland Pond Webster 1599 Hwy 20
515-576-4258
MoorlandIA50566 Map Location
Prairie Pond Webster 2346 Vasse Ave
515-576-4258
DuncombeIA50532 Map Location
Rasch Canoe Access #6 Webster 1794 Johnson Ave
515-576-4258
Fort DodgeIA50501 Map Location
River's Edge Discovery Center Webster 20 N 1st St
515-576-4258
Fort Dodge IA50501 Map Location
Rossow Prairie Webster 170th St
515-576-4258
VincentIA50594 Map Location
Shirley Kirchner-Seltz Youth Prairie Webster 1200 Taylor Ave
515-576-4258
VincentIA50594 Map Location
Skillet Creek Indian Mounds Webster 3022 Skillet Creek Road
515-576-4258
Dayton IA50530 Map Location
Terry Moehnke Veteran's Memorial Park Webster 1386 National Ave
515-576-4258
Fort Dodge IA50501 Map Location
The Diggings Webster 1019 25th Ave N
515-576-4258
Fort DodgeIA50501 Map Location