Jefferson County Park Photos
Two 12' x 16' sleeping cabins with 4' x 12' porches. at the west end of the camp area. Cabin rental fees are modest. Reservations are required, May 1 through October 31. See fees, or contact us directly for fees and reservations.
The second cabin, hiding in the woods.
The shower-restroom facility built in 2005 near the cabins.
Twenty-four camp sites are open May 1 through October 31, and include electricity. Modern restrooms, hot showers, drinking water, a small shelter house, playground equipment and a trailer waste-dump station are all provided for the camper. Camping fees are modest. See fees, or contact us directly.
Three picnic shelters that will accommodate large groups are located in the park's picnic area.
Shelter # 3 - in the center of the photo.
Relax by the pond.
Or fish from the bridge.
The gazebo can be rented for events (details here).
About 8 miles of trails in the park include many bridges.
Looking for frogs.
The rebuilt Swinging Bridge.
Crossing the Swinging Bridge.
Swinging Bridge memorial.
Memorial to Terry "Whitey" Martin.
Woods along the trails.
One of the bridges on a trail.
Trail along the pond.
Signs can be helpful.
Wildlife in the park.
The Rock Island Railroad used this corridor (now a trail and the main driveway) from 1871 to 1945.
See the History of the Railroads in Fairfield.
The Rock island Railroad used to go through here
See rules for more Conservation Board rules and regulations.
See cabin rules as a PDF. (Adobe Reader is required).
Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in Jefferson County by acquiring, developing and managing public areas so that its citizens will have opportunities for quality outdoor recreation experiences, and to cultivate good land stewardship through natural history and environmental education activities.
Jefferson County Conservation Board, 2003 Libertyville Road, Fairfield, IA 52556
Call: 641-472-4421 Fax: 641-472-7911 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org