Polk County Conservation

Visit your Polk County family of parks to see winter at its finest.

Wells Fargo volunteers lending a hand in our county parks. Check the calendar of events for upcoming volunteer field days and events.

New firewood regulations have been implemented in our parks. See our Firewood Quick Link below.

Make your cabin reservations today! Visit www.mycountyparks.com for further details.

Park improvements are taking place throughout the county. Keep up-to-date on all projects under the Polk County Water & Land Legacy Bond link.

Check out the PCC calendar of events for a variety of activities and programs this winter!

The Polk County Conservation Board’s mission is to provide the citizens of Polk County with quality outdoor recreation, conservation education, and long term protection of Polk County’s natural heritage.

Leading You Outdoors

News & Announcements

January - April 2015 Nature News Just Released!

Get the most up-to-date information about Polk County Conservation and find out what programs and events are coming up that you can be a part of! Click here for…

Firewood Permits Available to the Public

Polk County Conservation issues permits to cizitens interested in harvesting firewood on county-owned property. These permits allow the cutting of standing timb…

Park Water Shut-off for the 2014 Season

Water service to campgrounds, restrooms, and showerhouses has been shut off for the 2014 season. Camping is permitted through November 30, despite the absence o…

Great Western Trail Information

An information packet about the Great Western Trail that was presented as "information only" to the Polk County Conservation Board during their monthly meeting …

Upcoming Events

Saturday, December 20, 2014Pony Express to Santa

Brin your child out to enjoy a winter wonderland aboard our ponies and end the trip with a visit to see Santa. Decorate stockings, enjoy Christmas carols on a sleigh ride, and much more! $20/child, and sleigh rides are an additional $5/person.

Sunday, December 21, 2014Pony Express to Santa

Brin your child out to enjoy a winter wonderland aboard our ponies and end the trip with a visit to see Santa. Decorate stockings, enjoy Christmas carols on a sleigh ride, and much more! $20/child, and sleigh rides are an additional $5/person.

Monday, December 22, 2014Winter Break Equestrian Camp

Need to do some last minute shopping? Are your kids going stir crazy in the house? Bring them out for some horsey fun over the holiday season. Winter camps will include safety training, horsemanship skills, a riding lesson, wagon/sleigh rides, and a holiday keepsake craft. Pre-registration required....

Tuesday, December 23, 2014Winter Break Equestrian Camp

Need to do some last minute shopping? Are your kid’s going stir crazy in the house? Bring them out for some horsey fun over the holiday season. Winter camps will include safety training, horsemanship skills, a riding lesson, wagon/sleigh ride, and a holiday keepsake craft. Fee: $60/session. To...

Friday, December 26, 2014Winter Break Equestrian Camp

Need to do some last minute shopping? Are your kid’s going stir crazy in the house? Bring them out for some horsey fun over the holiday season. Winter camps will include safety training, horsemanship skills, a riding lesson, wagon/sleigh ride, and a holiday keepsake craft. Fee: $60/session. To...

Monday, December 29, 2014Winter Break Equestrian Camp

Need to do some last minute shopping? Are your kid’s going stir crazy in the house? Bring them out for some horsey fun over the holiday season. Winter camps will include safety training, horsemanship skills, a riding lesson, wagon/sleigh ride, and a holiday keepsake craft. Fee: $60/session. To...

For more information about upcoming events, see our calendar.

Contact Us

Administration Office
11407 NW Jester Park Drive
Granger, IA 50109

P: (515) 323-5300
F: (515) 323-5354
pccb_info@polkcountyiowa.gov

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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