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12 Parks / 1,400 Acres / 60 campsites / 2 Cabins / 6 shelters / 8 fishing ponds / 3 canoe accesses / 1 Nature Center / Over 20 miles of trails

Jefferson County Conservation

Protecting & Promoting Outdoor Recreation

Located in southeast Iowa, Jefferson County Conservation manages natural environments which include prairie, timber, wetlands, creeks, rivers, and ponds. The parks are venues for quiet getaways as well as locations for your special event. Jefferson County Conservation takes an active role to enhance and conserve the county’s natural resources.

Programs & Events

Upcoming Events


4th Annual Christmas Bird Count

December 26 @ 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Parks Map

Jefferson County Conservation manages 12 Parks in Southeast Iowa

Holiday Closings

Lots of uses for this space or none.  You choose. Or, don’t.  Either way it’s ipsum.

Special Announcement

Lorem ipsum and then some.  Great spangled fritillary on the wild something or other.


Hundreds of volunteers came together to make last spring’s tree planting a huge success.  Check out the pictures!

Recent News

from Jefferson County Conservation

Sealed Bids for 2007 Ford Ranger

For Sale- 2007 Ford Ranger 75,534 miles, 4.0L engine, 4x4 The Jefferson County Conservation Board will accept sealed bids for this vehicle thru May 23rd, 2023. Mail bid & contact info to… JCCB – Truck Bid 2003 Libertyville Rd. Fairfield,…

Jefferson County Awarded Destination Iowa Grant

In early March, Governor Reynold’s announced the final round award recipients of the Destination Iowa funds. Jefferson County was awarded $450,000 for the Prairie Ridge Campground planned for Jefferson County Park. The money represents 39%…

2023 Summer Camp Line Up

Join Jefferson County Conservation for a summer of fun! We have a great line up sure to peak your outdoor adventurers' interest! Registration opens May 1st at 6:00am Summer Nature Camps 4 & 5 Years                Caterpillar…