Polk County Conservation

Park Packs

Parks Packs NEW

Eleven nature themed backpacks were designed to help families, scout groups, home schoolers, and other groups explore the wonders of nature around them.

Each pack comes with a field guide and a variety of activities and fun facts to assist in the discovery of the specific nature topic.

  • Take on a camping trip with your family.
  • Use with a youth group.
  • Take on day trips or weeklong vacations.
  • Use in your backyard or local park.
  • Use with home schooled children.

CHECK OUT A PARK PACK: FREE for up to 2 weeks!

Call the Jester Park Nature Center to Reserve a Park Pack:


Pick up Park Packs:

Jester Park Nature Center Front Desk, 
12130 NW 128th St, Granger, IA 50109 
M - F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Park Pack Themes
  • Animals of Iowa
  • Birds
  • Creatures of the Night
  • Geology Rocks
  • Insect Safari
  • Life in a Pond
  • Outdoor Skills
  • Prairies
  • Treeific
  • Wildflowers and Plants
  • Geocaching

Park Pack Brochure

Contact Us

Administration Office
12130 NW 128th St
Granger, IA 50109

P: (515) 323-5300
F: (515) 323-5354

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

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