Welcome to Winneshiek County Conservation!

Thank you for visiting the site for news and information about Iowa's Winneshiek County Conservation Board. Winneshiek County has over 20 public areas that are available for your use. Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, camping, picnicking, bird watching or any other form of outdoor recreation - please enjoy your time outdoors by visiting one of your county parks!


Office Location:
Lake Meyer Park, 2546 Lake Meyer Road, Fort Atkinson, Iowa, 52144
We are located just off of Hwy 24 between Calmar and Fort Atkinson.


Office Contact Information:
Phone: (563) 534–7145
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Office Hours:
Monday–Friday, by appointment


The purpose of the Winneshiek County Conservation Board is to provide the public with wide-ranging opportunities for quality outdoor recreation while wisely managing our natural resources and encouraging land stewardship through natural history and environmental education programming.


Flood Announcements (8/25/2016)

The following areas under our management have been affected by the recent heavy rains and extreme flooding.

  • Kendallville Campground: Closed until futher notice.
  • Trout Run Trail: Closed until futher notice.
  • Freeport Trail: Closed until further notice.
  • Lake Meyer: Closed to boat traffice until further notice. Trails around the lake and park may be under water.
  • The Upper Iowa River and Turkey River are at high flood stages. Please stay away for your own safety.

The following areas were unaffected or have been returned to full use:

  • Lake Meyer Campground: Open for camping.
  • Prairie Farmer Recreation Trail: Open for use.

For more information, watch this website and our Facebook page or call (563) 534-7145.

Joomla templates by a4joomla