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Buffalo Shores

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.

DUE TO RIVER FLOODING BUFFALO SHORES IS CURRENTLY CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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

Features

flyer with registration full note
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00am

REGISTRATIONS IS NOW FULL Please watch for our fall workshop.  Join Naturalist Becky Baugh to learn about the many wild edible plants in your 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 spring wild edibles available during this time.  At the end of the program you will get to sample some wild flavors!

Please call to pre-register - 563-328-3286

photo of golf cart path and golf course
Saturday, April 27, 2019

Come join in the fun, this event features an 8" cup! Four 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 $55.00 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

photo of golf course
Saturday, April 27, 2019

Man and woman are a 2 person team and play 9 holes with an 8" cup! in an alternate shot format and scored using a modified stable ford scoring system. The event is flighted by the number of teams signed up each night. Men play from the white tees and women play from the red tees. Cost (subject to change) is $55.00 per couple and includes green fee, cart fee, prizes and a cookout after play. This is intended to be a fun night and beginners are encouraged to participate.  *Check out the link below for other fun special events!

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

Photo of golf cart on course
Sunday, April 28, 2019

Teams consist of four players, 2 men and 2 women PLUS 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 $55.00 per person, includes green fee, cart fee, and prizes!  Click the link below to see more opportunities to participate in special events!

photo of buffalo at the homestead
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 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

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