Buffalo Shores

Entrance sign to Buffalo Shores Access Area.
The shore of the Mississippi River at Buffalo Shores Beach.
One of the 65 campsites at Buffalo Shores. Great for RV's.
The playground set for children at Buffalo Shores.

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.

Buffalo Shores
1433 Front St
Buffalo, Iowa 52729
(563) 328-3281

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Flyer advertising the event
Saturday, April 18, 2020

9:00am - Noon

Join the Friends of the Wapsi Center and Staff for a celebration of Earth Day.  Our workday will focus on habitat clean-up and sprucing up the facilities for upcoming events. There will be fun for all ages and abilities, bring the whole family and a friend!  Please bring appropriate clothing, work gloves and a water bottle.  Afterwards, enjoy a light lunch provided by the Friends of the Wapsi Center.

Please call to REGISTER  - 563-328-3286

Scott County Conservation Board Logo

We greatly appreciate your support and trust, and we want the public to be able to continue to enjoy the outdoors as an opportunity to enhance both your physical and mental health, especially during this period that can create increased anxieties.

In accordance with CDC guidelines and state recommendations pertaining to COVID-19, we want to share with you important information about our parks and facilities. 

At this point, our Parks and Glynns Creek Golf Course are open based on county public health recommendations. Our highest priority is the health and well-being of our visitors, volunteers and employees. During this time, we remain diligent in taking [ Click Title for Full Article ]

photo of a golf club and a ball on a tee

Series #1

Tuesday: April 21st & 28th  May 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th

Thursday: April 23rd & 30th  May 7th, 9th, 14th, 21st, & 28th

Series #2

Tuesday: June 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th   July 7th & 14th

Thursday:  June 11th, 18th, & 25th  July 2nd, 9th & 16th

Series #3

Thursday: July 30th  August 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th  September 3rd

- all lessons are 6:00 - 7:00pm

Please call to reserve your spot!  (563) 328-3284

Glynns Creek Golf course welcome sign.
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 8:00am

Glynns Creek Golf Course is now open for the season (weather permitting).  For more information and Tee times, please call.

Closed restroom sign.

Scott County Conservation parks continue to look at ways to help protect the health of visitors and staff during the COVID-19 health emergency. Our parks are still open. However, in accordance to CDC guidelines and in response to the Iowa state parks decision to reduce certain park amenities as part of the COVID-19 response, we are announcing the following operational changes, effectively immediately:

  • All bathrooms, including pit latrines and shower-houses, are closed until further notice. Visitors should bring their own hand sanitizer, as no soap or sanitizer will be available in the park.
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Campers playing with hula-hoops during an indian presentation.

We have openings for children 6 - 12 yrs old who love to explore, learn about nature, and make lots of new friends!  Day camps are available starting in June at Pioneer Village.  Register now for one or all of the eight, 1 week adventures!

Questions: Call the Pioneer Village at (563) 328-3283

Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $18.00 to $20.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 31, 2020, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $10.50 to $12.50 per hour

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 31, 2020, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $13.32 to $13.32 per hour

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 31, 2020, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $10.50 to $12.50 per hour

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 31, 2020, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $12.50 to $14.50 per hour

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 31, 2020, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $10.00 to $12.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 31, 2020, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal)

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 31, 2020, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $9.00 to $11.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 31, 2020, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $9.00 to $11.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 31, 2020, 4:30pm Central Time.

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