Playgrounds Closed at WCCB Park Areas Due to COVID-19 Concerns

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PLAYGROUNDS at Woodbury County Conservation Board Parks are CLOSED until further notice. This includes playgrounds at Browns Lake – Bigelow Park, Snyder Bend Park, Little Sioux Park, Southwood Conservation Area, Fowler Forest Preserve and the Nature Playscape at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. For more information call 712-258-0838. This is in response to the Coronavirus and COVID-19 exposure concerns.

Additionally, Woodbury County Conservation Board Office facilities and field offices at Little Sioux Park, Snyder Bend Park, Browns Lake, Southwood Conservation Area and Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center are closed to the public.

Woodbury County Park areas will remain open for public use such as hiking, fishing, bird watching and general recreation. Pressurized water systems, restrooms and facilities are NOT available. Stub Gray Shooting Range at Little Sioux Park remains open. Trails and roadways remain open.

We urge all citizens and visitors to follow recommendations by Siouxland District Health Department to practice social distancing and other practices such as washing your hands frequently, covering your cough or sneeze in your sleeve, and please stay home if you are feeling ill.

The Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center building remains closed until further notice. Trails are open. Program and facility updates will be made available via our website and Dorothy Pecaut Facebook page. For more information or office appointments, please contact the Woodbury County Conservation Board at 712-258-0838.

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