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:

Buena Vista Map (PDF)

Buena Vista Public Use Area

Features

2017 Group Lesson Dates:

Series #1
Tuesday 6:00 - 7:00: April 25 May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Thurs. 6:00 - 7:00: April 27, May 4,11,18, 25, June 1

Series # 2
 Tuesday 6:00 – 7:00: June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25
 Thursday 6:00 – 7:00: June 15, 22, 29, July 13, 20, 27

Series # 3

Thursday 5:30 – 6:30: August 10, 17, 24, 31, September 7, 14


For more information please call John Valliere PGA Head Golf Professional. 

(563) 328-3284

http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/...

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 9:00am

Open daily 9am-6pm. Admission/donation: $2.00 adults, $1.00 children, under 5 free.

Bring the family out to tour our 19 historical buildings depicting life in rural Iowa from early settler times to the 1940’s.

http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/pioneer-village

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 9:00am

Open daily 9am-5pm. Admission: $2.00 adults, 16 & under free.

Bring the family out see the buffalo and to tour the boyhood home of Buffalo Bill Cody built in 1847. Tours and souvenir shop available.

http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/buffalo-bill-cody-homestead/cody-homestead

Photo of the golf course landscape

Glynns Creek Golf Course will be open for the season beginning Wednesday, March 22nd at 10:00.  For tee times or more information call (563) 328-3284.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Come join in the fun, this event features an 8" Cup! 4 person teams are flighted by number of teams signed up for the event.   Men will play from the blue tees and women play from green tees. Cost (subject to change) is $50.00 per person and includes green fee, cart fee, and prizes.  Can't make this date?  Click the link below to see more opportunities to participate in fun special events!

http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/glynns-creek-golf-course/special-events

 

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Teams consist of four players, 2 men & 2 women. This event features an 8” cup! Play is a scramble, all players tee shots must be used at least twice in the 18 holes. The tournament is flighted by the number of teams signed up for the event.  Men play from white tees, women play from red tees. Cost (subject to change) is $50.00 per person, includes green fee, cart fee, and prizes!  Click the link below to see more opportunities to participate in special events!

Swimmers in the pool at Scott County Park.

Early bird registration is April 17 -  May 14, 2017

Register in person at the Scott County Park Entry Station from 8am - 9pm daily or by calling 563-328-3282 ext. 1 with use of Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. 

Early bird fee is $35 per session/per student.  After May 14, 2017 the fee is $40 per session/per student.  All fees are due at the time of registration.

Check attachment for complete information.

Young Pioneers

Open for Registration.

Multiple one-week sessions, from June to August, Monday through Friday for children age 6-12 at Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village.

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

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