The Fayette County Conservation Board Program is divided into four separate but related areas: a county
park system, an environmental education program, a wildlife management program, and a roadside
management program. The parks system involves the maintenance, management and development of
seven parks, river access's, and wildlife area's. These area's provide facilities for outdoor recreation for
the residents of Fayette County and others from all over. Wildwood Nature Center and Gilbertson Nature
Center serve as the headquarters for our educational program. Through school programs, general public
programs, and other programs with youth and civic groups, the county naturalists hope to educated the
citizens of Fayette County about their natural world around them. For more information about the
Environmental Education Program contact the Gilbertson Nature Center.
private land with the cooperation of local landowners.
program is responsible for the of noxious weeds, reestablishment of native prairie species where possible
and the removal of brush where needed.
our facilities or attend a board meeting. The Conservation Board meets the first Wednesday of each
month at 7:00 PM at the Wildwood Nature Center.
Fayette County Conservation
Iowa Department of Natural
Fayette County Solid Waste
Silos & Smokestacks National
|2020 Camping Season Fee's
$15.00/night with electricity
$10.00/night without electricity
$10.00/night Equestrian Camping
at Gilbertson Only
Duttons's Cave Park
Twin Bridges Park
$10.00/night with electricity
$5.00/night without electricity
Echo Valley State Park