Notice: Buffalo Shores Campground is now closed for the season. We look forward to welcoming you back in the spring of 2020.
Buffalo Shores is a twenty-five acre recreation area located off of State Highway 22, just downstream from Buffalo, Iowa, on the Mississippi River. A double boat ramp, free beach, ample parking, toilets, water, and picnicking are available in the park's day use area. In addition, overnight camping is offered at the 65-site campground, which provides electricity, water, a dump station, and modern comfort station with showers.
Free beach, boat ramp, picnicking in day use area.
1433 Front St
Buffalo, Iowa 52729
Come learn about learn about the many wild edibles in your own neck of the woods. We will focus on identifying plants, foraging basics, and preparing wild edibles. We will take a hike outdoors to identify and harvest some of the fall wild edibles available during this time. At the end of the program, you will get to sample some wild flavors! Registration is required.
The November 2019 forum speaker will be Steve Gustafson, Vice Chair of Partners of Scott County Watersheds.
Steve plans to discuss the results of the Snapshots conducted in 2019 in relation to the entire database that PSCW has compiled over the years. He will discuss trends and concentrations for Scott County's rural and urban areas, as well as laboratory analyses that were conducted (MST, herbicides, pesticides).
There are 2 chances to see Steve's presentation. Please RSVP to [email protected] and mention which forum you plan on attending.
Bike and Equestrian Trails are OPEN.
If you would like additional information, please call Scott County Park at (563) 328-3282 ext 1.
Join Naturalist, Becky Baugh, for our first installment of our Crafting for Conservation series. During this series, we will be making arts and crafts out of either natural or recyclable items. During this session, we will be making gift bags out of old calendars and gift bows out of old magazines just in time for the holiday season! A few calendars and magazines will be available, but participants are encouraged to bring their own. Registration is required. Please call to register for this program.