Willow Lake Nature Center

Willow Lake Nature Center at the Willow Lake Recreation Area

The new Willow Lake Nature Center is open to the public with regular hours Monday-Friday, 8 am-4 pm; Sundays in September and October 12-4 pm.  

Conservation Education

Harrison County Conservation Board provides conservation education programs for all ages. The goals of conservation education is to ensure that people of all ages understand, appreciate, and care about our natural world by: 

  • Understand-to gain a basic understanding of ecological principles
  • Appreciate-to develop an appreciation of local natural resources
  • Care-to foster a lifetime connection with nature in order to make environmentally responsible choices

The Naturalist visits schools in the county and provides a wide range of programs to support curriculum and provide hands-on learning. Field trips to the Willow Lake Nature Center are also offered. Public programs are offered throughout the year with special events including Creepy Campground in the fall. Like HCCB's Facebook and WLNC's Facebook page for the latest news and upcoming conservation education programs!

Willow Lake Nature Center
2725 Easton Trail
Woodbine, Iowa 51579
Phone: (712) 647-2785
Email: cbetts@harrisoncountyparks.org
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8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, Wednesday until 6 p.m.
12:00 p.m.-4 p.m., Sundays in September and October