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Buffalo Shores

Buffalo Shores

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

Members of the Scott County Conservation Board and Board of Supervisors were on hand to cut the ribbon to officially open the campground and to tour the area improvements: some of which include remodeled restrooms, new electrical and water hookups, new hard surfaced roadways and camping pads, and new playground equipment. These improvements, which total more than $400,000, have been paid for with funds from the Board of Supervisors, the Conservation Board's Capital Improvements, and reimbursements from FEMA, as a result of the flooding.

Buffalo Shores

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 12:00pm

The speaker for the February 27th Forum is Laura Morris.

Laura has been the Natural Resources and Education Program Manager for River Action since May of 2016. She is an alumna of Augustana College, where she studied environmental science and geography, and completed research on environmental education in elementary schools. She will be presenting on current River Action projects in Scott County, and the holistic approach the organization takes to address the riverfronts and watersheds in which we live, work, and play.

Partners of Scott County Watersheds forum will be held Tuesday, February 27 at 12pm at the Eastern Avenue Library, 6000 Eastern Ave,...

Two bicyclers at the park.

Bike and Equestrian Trails are CLOSED.

  • 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.

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

Young Pioneers

Multiple one-week sessions, from June to August, Monday through Friday for children age 6-12 at Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village.

Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $7.50 to $10.75 per hour

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $9.00 to $11.50 per hour

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $7.50 to $11.75 per hour

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $7.50 to $10.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $8.50 to $10.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal)

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $7.50 to $12.50 per hour

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $7.50 to $10.75 per hour

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $10.00 to $10.25 per hour

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $7.50 to $10.75 per hour

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018, 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: Thursday, May 31, 2018, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $12.00 to $16.50 per hour

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $18.00 to $18.25 per hour

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018, 4:30pm Central Time.
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $12.46 to $12.71 per hour

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018, 4:30pm Central Time.
This is the Emerald Ash Borer.

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

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! Camp Information Online Registration - New this year!...
Posted: February 19, 2018
And.. Here are the winners: 3 Students from Walcott Intermediate, Nasaih Kolwey, Nasir Kolwey, Eli Benson
Posted: February 5, 2018
Join naturalist Michael J. Granger for a chance to hunt with an atlatl, a primitive hunting weapon originally used to hunt mastodon and bison. Large target pumpkins and real pumpkins will be set out as targets. Fun for the whole family and outdoor enthusiasts alike!!! Please call to pre-register.
Posted: October 8, 2017