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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 a bird on it and program informaiton
Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Come learn about a global Citizen Science Project called the Great Backyard Bird Count. What birds are found in your backyard?  You will also make pinecone bird feeders to attract birds to your own backyard. Bird watchers of all ages can participate in this program.  Please call in advance to register for this event 563-328-3286.

Flyer with event information
Thursday, February 14, 2019 to Sunday, February 17, 2019

The event is held at the QCCA Expo Center at 2621 4th Avenue, Rock Island, from 4:00-8:00 P.M. on Thursday / Noon to 8:00 P.M. on Friday / 9:00 A.M.-8:00 P.M. on Saturday / and 10:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. on Sunday. Come visit the Scott County Conservation staff and Rangers at our booth!  

 

Cancelled
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00pm

Sorry, this program has been CANCELLED.  Please look for future programming online or in our WREN, and thank you for your interest.

Come learn about a global Citizen Science Project called the Great Backyard Bird Count. During this program you will learn about this research project and how you can conduct your own backyard bird count at home.  Bird watchers of all ages can participate in this project to create a real time snapshopt of where birds are located. 

Flyer with program information
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Come join a Wapsi River Center Naturalist to discuss the history of syruping, tree identification, and then make maple candy!  Fun for the whole family.  Please call 563-328-3286 to pre-register.

flyer with maple syrup bottle
Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Come join a Wapsi River Center Naturalist to discuss the history of syruping, tree identification, and then make maple candy!  Fun for the whole family.  Please call 563-328-3286 to pre-register.

Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $8.00 to $11.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $9.00 to $9.75 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal)

Application Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $8.00 to $11.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $8.00 to $11.25 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019, 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: Friday, May 31, 2019, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $8.00 to $12.75 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $12.74 to $12.99 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $12.00 to $14.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $12.00 to $16.75 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $18.00 to $18.50 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019, 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: Friday, May 31, 2019, 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: Friday, May 31, 2019, 4:30pm Central Time.
Two bicyclers at the park.

Bike and Equestrian Trails are OPEN.

  • When open, please avoid any areas that may be wet.
  • At times, trails are closed due to weather conditions.

If you would like additional information, please call Scott County Park at (563) 328-3282 ext 1.

News & Notices

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Posted: October 1, 2018