Scott County Park

Scott County Park

Scott County Park welcome sign.

Scott County Park, with 1280 acres, is the largest in Scott County. The park is located nine miles north of Davenport, Iowa. Use exit #129 from U.S. Highway 61. There is no entrance fee. The entrance to Scott County Park is located on 270th Street. The north access is open for two way traffic for your convenience.

Scott County Park has twelve picnic areas and shelters with tables, grills and/or fireplaces accessible. It offers a baseball field, playground equipment, a radio-controlled airplane site, nature trails, an equestrian area and five unique camping areas. Modern restrooms and showers throughout the park. An Olympic size heated swimming pool has lifeguards and offers summer swimming lessons. Winter activities include sledding, cross-country skiing, tobogganing.

Access to the Equestrian area is one half mile east of the park entrance on 270th Street. A Scott County Recycling Station is located in the equestrian area parking lot.

Scott County Park
18850 270th St
Eldridge, Iowa 52748
(563) 328-3282

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Saturday, February 25, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:00pm

Overview

Hunter education is a mandatory program that is designed to introduce students to several life-long skills that are important to many different types of outdoor recreational opportunities. The course teaches students basic survival and first aid skills, water safety, wildlife identification, and the basics of wildlife management, hunting laws, and firearm/archery safety. Hunter education also stresses the importance of individual responsibility and outdoor ethics.

Iowa law requires that anyone born after January 1, 1972 must be certified in hunter education before they are eligible to purchase an Iowa hunting license.

Typically there is no...

Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Attend this workshop to learn more about volunteering opportunities with the Wapsi River Environmental Education Center and the Friends of the Wapsi Center, a non-profit volunteer group that supports conservation education.

  • Get tips on how to become an effective docent
  • Take a Naturalist-lead tour and hike around the Eagle View Eco-Center
  • Learn about year-round outdoor recreation opportunities through Scott County Conservation
  • Plus, learn about our education animals and how to care for them and feed them as part of your duties as a host of the Eco-Center, if you choose to do so! 

Call to register your family today!

The Wapsi River Center invites you to get outdoors this winter and get active by snowshoe or ski. Our cross-country ski and snowshoe loan program requires just a few steps to enjoy these healthy, low-impact, outdoor recreational opportunities.

  • We require a minimum of 4” of base and reserve the right to any loan, depending on conditions.
  • You will be required to render your license to hold any equipment while on loan.  
  • You must remain on Wapsi River Center property.
  • Equipment is available during business hours M-F 9-4 pm and Saturdays 1-4 pm- dependent on program needs and site conditions.

Cross-country skis and boots fit a variety of...

Seasonal positions start as early as April and end as late as October depending upon the position, but most are for the period from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Salaries vary depending upon the type of position and experience or certifications. Applications accepted online only.

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 4:00pm

Purchase is initially limited to 2 trees per household and advanced purchase is recommended as there are a limited amount of trees available. Order forms should be mailed no later than April 16th - only checks are accepted - no credit card or cash orders. Order forms can be found below.

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 Wapsi River Center invites you to get outdoors this winter and get active by snowshoe or ski. Our cross-country ski and snowshoe loan program requires just a few steps to enjoy these healthy, low-impact, outdoor recreational opportunities. We require a minimum of 4” of base and reserve the...
Posted: December 16, 2016
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
Posted: November 29, 2016
Glynns Creek Pro Shop Open for Holiday Shopping through Dec. 23rd Our Clubhouse Pro Shop will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays 9am - 4pm. Stop in for that perfect gift for the golfer on your list!
Posted: November 28, 2016