Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village

Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village

Walnut Grove was a Scott County cross-roads settlement and stage coach stop of the 1860s. The Village includes 18 historic buildings, some relocated from rural Scott County. Pioneer Village has accessible and modern restroom facilities. Great for school groups.

Open Daily
April through October
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Suggested Dontation/Admission
$2 adults, $1 kids, under 5 free. Fee charged for special events, call for dates.
(563) 328-3283

Walnut Grove Pioneer Village at Scott County Park
18817 290th Street
Long Grove, Iowa 52756

Some of the buildings include (complete list below):

Walnut Grove Bank (c. 1890) features 1890 teller windows and a free standing safe from the former German Savings Bank, Eldridge.

The Donahue Train Depot (c. 1870) was moved in 1978 and restored. The Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy caboose was moved from Galesburg, and restored.

Walnut Grove's boardwalk took shape in 1994 when the Apothecary Shop was opened. The boardwalk features the Bison Saloon, George's Carpenter Shop, Barber Shop, Doctor/ Dentist Office, and Keppy-Nagle General Store.

Walnut Grove Pioneer Village Sites: Antique Farm Machinery BuildingBarber ShopBison SaloonBlacksmith ShopBoothill CemeteryCarpenter ShopChicago, Burlington Quincy Caboose 14353Doctor's OfficeDonahue Train DepotFirehouseGarageKeppy & Nagle General StoreOlde St. Anns ChurchSavings BankSchool Museum Butler No 2 Shaff CabinSoda Fountain ShopTelephone OfficeThe Ox LocomotiveTobin Cabin



Bird of Prey – Owls ~ 1:00 P.M. ~ Wapsi River Center ~ Join Director/Naturalist Dave Murcia for a raptor program including live birds of prey. The presentation will include biology, ecology, human impacts, and live owls!

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

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