Nature Pass

Nature Pass

If your household meets the established income guidelines and you are a resident of Polk County, you qualify to receive discounts on programs, services, and facilities through Polk County Conservation.

2024 Nature Pass Effective:
January 1, 2024 - December 31, 2024

Do I Qualify?

  • Are you a resident of Polk County?
  • Does your household meet the established income guidelines below?
  • Has your income been verified?

Call IMPACT Community Action Partnership to schedule an income verification appointment to be eligible for the Nature Pass discounts.

  • Ankeny Resource Center: 515.518.4770
  • Drake Neighborhood Resource Center: 515.518.4770

Nature Passes Discounts Include

  • Receive 7 Days of FREE Camping:
    • Excludes reservable sites & firewood

  • 50% Off the following Polk County Conservation Programs:
    • All nature programs (excluding trips & special events)
    • Youth golf lessons & camps
    • Jester Park Equestrian Center programs, & camps (may exclude clinics & special events)
    • Athene North Shore Recreation Area child, adult, and/or adaptive programs (excludes special events)
    • Sleepy Hollow Snowflex tubing
  • 50% Off the following Polk County Conservation Services:
    • Equipment rentals & activities at the following parks:
      • Jester Park | Bouldering Room, Miniature Golf, Archery, Air Rifle, Paddle Sports, Cross-Country Skis, & Snowshoes
      • Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt | Paddle Sports
      • Jester Park Equestrian Center | Trail, Wagon, & Sleigh Rides
      • Athene North Shore Recreation Area | Paddle Sports, Bikes and Trikes, Beach and Swimming Equipment (excludes pontoon rentals)
  • 50% Off the Following Polk County Conservation Facilities:
    • Park Shelters
    • Cabins (one cabin stay per pass annually)
    • Jester Park Nature Center (Building Monitor fees apply)
    • Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt Longhouse
    • Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt trap range
    • Athene North Shore Recreation Area (Building Monitor fees apply)
    • Sleepy Hollow facilities (Building Monitor fees apply)

*Nature Passes may not be combined with any other discount and/or offer.*