Parks & Recreation


Winter Hours at Dallas County facilities are in effect November 1 through April 30.
Click on Seasonal Hours for details.

With over 3000 acres and 20 + sites comprised of parks, museums, wildlife areas, boat ramps 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 Bicycling Visitor's Center
Parks & Museums
Forest Park Museum Forest Park Museum
14581 K Ave., Perry, Iowa
Handicap Accessible Hiking Picnic Tables Restrooms Bicycling 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 Hunting
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 Hunting Tent Cross-country Skiing 
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 Bicycling
40 acres    


Area Map

Hanging Rock Hanging Rock
916 Redfield St., Redfield, Iowa
Hiking Fishing Bicycling Picnic Tables Picnic Shelter Hunting Restrooms Bicycling
469 acres    


Area Map


Trindle Park Trindle Park
3555 Richland Circle, Van Meter, Iowa
Picnic Shelter Picnic Tables Playground Restrooms 
22 acres   Area Map
Wildlife Areas
Fazel Wildlife Area Fazel Wildlife Area
13 acres             Map
       prairie Wagner Prairie            
 10 acres             Map  
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             Map
Puckerbrush Access Puckerbrush Access
Boat Ramp Fishing

31 acres

1 mile N of I-80 on R Ave. /Rte 16.

Glissman Nature Area Glissman Conservation 
32185 Panther Creek Rd., Adel, Iowa
Hiking Fishing
60 acres             

 Park Overview

Redfield Dam Redfield Dam
Redfield, Iowa
Boat Ramp Fishing Hiking
88 acres             Map
 dawson boat ramp

Dawson Boat Ramp


Fishing Boat Ramp Hunting

20 acres





 booneville access vista

Booneville Access

Boat Ramp 


West of Raccoon River bridge on 360th St.          
Big Bend Wildlife Area Big Bend Wildlife Area
West of Redfield, Iowa
Hunting Fishing Hiking
640 acres            Map
Historical Sites

Redfield Depot

Redfield Depot 

624 1st St.,

Redfield, Iowa

Bicycling Restrooms Cross-country Skiing


Area Map

Completed Dawson Depot Dawson Depot 

307 Railroad Ave., Dawson, Iowa

Bicycling Restrooms Cross-country Skiing


Depot History
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.