Parks & Recreation


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With over 3000 acres and 18 sites comprised of parks, museums, wildlife areas and trails,
Dallas County Conservation offers a variety of recreational, educational, and cultural opportunities. Come explore all that Dallas County has to offer!


Dallas County Conservation Board Headquarters Dallas County Conservation Board Headquarters           
14581 K Ave., Perry, Iowa
Handicap Accessible Hiking Picnic Tables Restrooms Visitor's Center
Parks & Museums
Forest Park Museum Forest Park Museum
14581 K Ave., Perry, Iowa
Handicap Accessible Hiking Picnic Tables Restrooms Visitor's Center
17 acres



Area Map


Trail Map


Museum Map

Voas Nature Area & Museum Voas Nature Area & Museum
19286 Lexington Rd., Minburn, Iowa
Hiking Cross-country Skiing Picnic Tables Restrooms
705 acres



Area Map 


Trail Map

Kuehn Conservation Area Kuehn Conservation Area
32828 Houston Trail Earlham, Iowa
Handicap Accessible Hiking Picnic Tables Restrooms Visitor's Center
770 acres


Area Map

Trail Map

6-20-12 Sportsmans Lodge Sportsman Park 
13821 130th St., Dawson, Iowa
Hiking Fishing Tent Camper Picnic Tables Picnic Shelter Restrooms Playground
40 acres Brochure
Hanging Rock Hanging Rock
916 Redfield St., Redfield, Iowa
Hiking Fishing Bicycling Picnic Tables Picnic Shelter Hunting Restrooms
469 acres Brochure
Trindle Park Trindle Park
3555 Richland Circle, Van Meter, Iowa
Picnic Shelter Picnic Tables Playground
22 acres  
Wildlife Areas
Fazel Wildlife Area Fazel Wildlife Area
Hiking Fishing
13 acres  
North Raccoon River Wildlife Area

North Raccoon River Wildlife Area

Snyder Tract

Hiking Hunting Fishing

145.5 acres  Map
autumn forest

North Raccoon River Wildlife Area

Wagner Tract   

Bow Hunting Only

76 acres     Map
Crellin Wildlife Refuge Crellin Wildlife Refuge
Lexington Rd., west of Minburn
Hiking Fishing
16 acres  
Puckerbrush Access Puckerbrush Access
Boat Ramp Fishing
31 acres  
Glissman Nature Area Glissman Conservation Area
32185 Panther Creek Rd., Adel, Iowa
Hiking Fishing
60 acres  
Redfield Dam Redfield Dam
Redfield, Iowa
Boat Ramp Fishing
88 acres  
Big Bend Wildlife Area Big Bend Wildlife Area
West of Redfield, Iowa
Hunting Fishing Hiking
640 acres  
Historical Sites

Redfield Depot


Redfield Depot 

624 1st St., 

Redfield, Iowa


Completed Dawson Depot


Dawson Depot 

307 Railroad Ave., Dawson, Iowa



Dayton House 2010


Dayton House

14750 Pecos CT,.

Bouton, Iowa

Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.)

Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) 1213 Thomas St., Redfield, Iowa    Brochure



For more information or to register for a program, contact:

Dallas County Conservation Board
14581 K Avenue
Perry, Iowa 50220
(515) 465-3577
Office hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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