Upcoming Events

June 2019
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May 26, 2019 May 27, 2019 May 28, 2019 May 29, 2019 May 30, 2019 May 31, 2019 June 1, 2019

June 2, 2019 June 3, 2019 June 4, 2019 June 5, 2019 June 6, 2019

Category: All EventsLive Animal Lunchtime

Live Animal Lunchtime

June 7, 2019

Category: All EventsEvening Campfire & Music

Evening Campfire & Music

June 8, 2019
June 9, 2019 June 10, 2019 June 11, 2019

Category: All EventsNature Tales – Butterflies

Nature Tales – Butterflies

June 12, 2019 June 13, 2019 June 14, 2019

Category: All EventsCanoeing & Kayaking on the Lake @ LS Park

Canoeing & Kayaking on the Lake @ LS Park

June 15, 2019
June 16, 2019 June 17, 2019 June 18, 2019 June 19, 2019 June 20, 2019 June 21, 2019

Category: All EventsInsect Explorers @ Little Sioux

Insect Explorers @ Little Sioux

June 22, 2019

Category: All EventsTurtles & Kindness Rocks @ Browns Lake

Turtles & Kindness Rocks @ Browns Lake

June 23, 2019 June 24, 2019 June 25, 2019 June 26, 2019 June 27, 2019

Category: All EventsBump in the Night

Bump in the Night

June 28, 2019 June 29, 2019

Category: All EventsFire Building @ Snyder Bend

Fire Building @ Snyder Bend

June 30, 2019 July 1, 2019 July 2, 2019

Category: All EventsMeet the Animals

Meet the Animals

July 3, 2019

Category: All EventsFlight & Rockets @ Snyder Bend

Flight & Rockets @ Snyder Bend

Category: All EventsHilltop Hike for Nature’s Fireworks

Hilltop Hike for Nature’s Fireworks

July 4, 2019

Category: All EventsOpen from 10am-3pm on July 4th

Open from 10am-3pm on July 4th

Category: All EventsRockin’ the Fourth

Rockin’ the Fourth

July 5, 2019

Category: All EventsReptiles @ Browns Lake

Reptiles @ Browns Lake

Category: All EventsCanoeing & Kayaking on the Lake @ LS Park

Canoeing & Kayaking on the Lake @ LS Park

July 6, 2019

Category: All EventsPond Life @ Southwood

Pond Life @ Southwood

Latest News

Woodbury County Beaches Opening March 25th

Public beaches at Little Sioux Park near Correctionville and Brown’s Lake near Salix will open for the season on Saturday, May 25th, at 11 AM.  The beaches will be open daily weather permitting.  Daily beach hours will be 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM at Brown’s Lake and 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM at Little Sioux Park….

New Outdoor Archery Range to Open at Southwood Conservation Area

Smithland, IA—Local archers will soon benefit from a new archery range.  The outdoor range officially opens on Monday, April 15 and features life size 3-D animal targets. It is located at Southwood Conservation Area, one mile southwest of Smithland, Iowa and is operated by the Woodbury County Conservation Board (WCCB). With assistance from local partners,…

Best Parks in Iowa

If you’re looking for the ultimate list of places where you can enjoy Iowa’s outdoor activities, then check this out—from the most popular parks to off-the-beaten-path areas! Iowa Department of Tourism on TravelIowa.com recently listed the Best of Iowa’s State & County Parks and we are proud to report that the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center…