Conservation

Hanging RockWith over 3000 acres and over 20 sites comprised of parks, museums, wildlife areas, boat ramps and trails, Dallas County Conservation offers a variety of recreational, educational, and cultural opportunities. Use the links at left to explore what Dallas County Conservation has to offer! 

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Dallas County Conservation Board has a 2 bedroom/1 bath rental fp rental house bhouse available that includes a 2 car garage!. It is located just east of Perry, less than one mile south of Hwy 141, within a few feet of the Raccoon River Valley Bike Trail and the rent includes snow plowing and yard mowing.

Please call 465-3577 for details.

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trail connector"Let's Connect!" Get more information on the Raccoon River Valley Trail to High Trestle Trail Project!

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Click here to view our 2014 Winter Solstice Edition Newsletterowl eyes


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2015 Raccoon River Valley Trail Permits

The RRVT Permit Order Forms (Daily & Annual) can be found at each of the trail heads. Fill out the form along with your correct amount of money, drop it in the tube and the permit will be mailed to you; or download our Annual Permit Order Form:

Click here to download your Raccoon River Valley Trail Annual Permit Order Form

New!  You can use a credit card to purchase trail permits by stopping by the office or calling us at 515-465-3577.
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Click to view Respect Public Property article by Mike Wallace, Director

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This photo shows Dallas County Conservation Board receiving donations
to pave gravel trail crossings on the RRVT in Dallas County.
Gravel Crossing Donation Photo

From left to right in the photo:
Jim MillerDallas County Conservation Board member
Forest Ridgewayowner Bike World, $2400 donation
Mike Wallace Director, Dallas County Conservation Board
Danny Kruzicrepresenting Dee Zee Inc. ($2400 donation)
and representing a ($2400) donation from he and his wife Louisa.
Dan WillrichPresident, Raccoon River Valley Trail Association
There are still crossings that need to be paved. If you are interested in donating to pave all or part of a crossing for this project contact Mike Wallace, Dallas County Conservation Board, Director at 515-465-3577.
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Dallas County Conservation Board
14581 K Ave.
Perry, Iowa 50220
515-465-3577
FAX 515-465-3579
Office Hours: M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm
Email: conservation@co.dallas.ia.us
Website: www.conservation.co.dallas.ia.us

   

Mission Statement

"To promote and preserve the health and general welfare of the people. To encourage the orderly development and conservation of natural, historical, and cultural resources in Dallas County. To cultivate good citizenship through environmental education by providing natural, historical, cultural, and recreational programs to the public. To plan, acquire, develop, maintain, and make available to the inhabitants of the county, public parks, preserves, parkways, playgrounds, recreation centers, county forests, wildlife, and other conservation areas." 


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