Allens Grove Public Use Area

Allens Grove Public Use Area

  • Located four miles north of Donahue on county road Y52
  • 10 acres of undeveloped river bottom with a boat ramp for public access to the scenic Wapsipinicon River
  • 147 Acres adjacent timber/wildlife unit and public hunting area (no rifles allowed)
  • No camping allowed in Allen Grove Park.

Allens Grove Park


Christmas at the Village ~ Noon - 4:00 P.M. ~ Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village ~ Begin your holidays early with a historic walk through the beautifully decorated Village; complete with Friends of the Village in period costume. While there, enjoy craft demonstrations and sales, letters to Santa in the General Store, refreshments at the soda fountain, holiday music, and a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Admission is free with a donation of nonperishable goods for the North Scott Food Pantry.

Scott County, City and State offices will be closed Thursday and Friday in observation of Thanksgiving. Additionally, the General Store is closed Saturday.

Due to infestations of Emerald Ash Borer, Out-Of-County firewood without proper IDALS labeling is NOT permitted. For more information speak with our park staff or visit:

News & Notices

Glynns Creek Golf Course is closed for the season. We look forward to seeing you again in the spring. If you would like to schedule outings or have questions, please call (563) 328-3284 and I will return your call as soon as possible. Thanks! John Valliere, Golf Professional
November 23, 2015 to March 1, 2016
The Scott County Conservation Board announces that the November Board meeting regularly scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 11 th , has been changed to Tuesday, November 17 th at 3:00 p.m. at West Lake Park Headquarters office. For additional information, please call (563) 328-3280.
November 2, 2015 to November 17, 2015
Bald eagles will start arriving in November along with migrant waterfowl. The stretch of the Wapsi River below the Center supports dozens of eagles in the night roost. The best viewing will be at the Center from December through early March, one to two hours before dusk. During Center hours scopes...
October 28, 2015 to March 1, 2016