Buena Vista Public Use Area

Buena Vista Public Use Area

  • Located two miles east of Dixon along the Wapsipinicon River.
  • Fishing is allowed.
  • Buena Vista contains 165 acres of timber and open areas and has two ponds.
  • Walk-in access only along 82nd Ave.
  • Bow hunting only, no camping.

Map:

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Buena Vista Public Use Area

Features

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us for a kayak outing at Scott County Park. The program will cover basics including all equipment, techniques, planning, and time to tour the lake. Participants may bring their own vessels and PFDs as long as they are US Coast Guard approved. Seats are limited and this event is weather dependent so please call to register.

Saturday, July 30, 2016 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Join Seasonal Naturalist Kyle Moeller to learn about materials, cost, methods and the science behind composting! This fun and all-natural mixture can be made of waste product from around your lawn & garden and kitchen and applied to your garden in a matter of months. Fun for the whole family! Call to register.

The Scott County Conservation Board has approved a special deer hunt for archery hunters only from October 8, 2016 through January 10, 2017 at Scott County Park. This hunt is only for residents of Iowa.   Applications are now available and need to be returned no later than Monday, August 1st by 4:30pm. Please click the attachments below for additional application information.

 

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: http://www.iowadnr.gov/forestry/shadetrees/eab.html

News & Notices

The Scott County Conservation Board has approved a special deer hunt for archery hunters only from October 8, 2016 through January 10, 2017 at Scott County Park. This hunt is only for residents of Iowa. Applications are now available and need to be returned no later than Monday, August 1st by 4:...
Posted: June 27, 2016
Kayak rentals will be available at West Lake Park's Boathouse starting Saturday, June 11th. The Boathouse is open daily from 10:00am - 8:00pm. We invite you to come test out the waters and explore another opportunity to be active in the great outdoors! Questions? Call the Boathouse directly at (563...
Posted: June 9, 2016
The Scott County Park Pool, West Lake Beach and Boathouse are scheduled to be open (weather permitting) Saturday, May 28th through Monday, May 30th, from 10am until 8pm. These facilities will not be open May 31st through June 3rd, but will open daily for the season on Saturday, June 4th. Season...
Posted: May 24, 2016