Conservation

Center Hours Changing

The Conservation Education Center will be operating under new hours starting Tuesday October 8, 2019. Winter hours will be as follows, but for the month of October, the Center will still be open on Saturdays:

Monday - Friday  8 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday - Sunday Closed


Updated Displays at the Center

Washington County Conservation Center has recently updated the displays in the Exhibit Hall. Bring the family and climb up the Oak tree or crawl through the Ant Hill. There's is something for all ages! 


2019 Halloween Hike 


The Washington County Conservation Board will be hosting our annual Halloween Hike: Discover the Wild on Thursday October 24, 2019. 
Begin your adventure at the Mary Marr Lodge, where you will play a game of wildlife identification. Continue your journey along a luminary-lit trail, where you will discover some of the wildlife in Iowa and their habitats. Who knows, you may even find some lurking around in the night! Wrap up your journey at the Conservation Center for refreshments and a wildlife photo booth!



​Camping at Marr Park

Camping season is still in full swing out at Marr Park. Come on out for RV camping as well as tent camping. We have designated spots for both! With 41 electrical sites to hook your camper up at and primitive camping in the Evergreens, there's plenty of room for all. All sites are first come, first serve. Once you get here, come to the Conservation Center for a coupon book and get the 7th night free!