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Wapsi River Environmental Education Center : Facilities

Wapsi River Environmental Education Center : Facilities

The Wapsi River Environmental Education Center is located two miles northwest of Dixon, Iowa, on the bluffs overlooking the Wapsipinicon River. The Center is a nature lover's paradise, with a great diversity of plant and animal life. The Center's main emphasis is resource protection and environmental education.


New sites: Osprey Aquatic Lab, Outdoor Amphitheater, Shooting Range, Teams Course, Elm Campsite, Vincent Campsite, Canoe/kayak access

Rental Facilities:

Redtail Lodge
Redtail Lodge
Eagle View Eco Center Assembly Room
Eagle View Eco Center Assembly Room
Kestrel Cabin
Kestrel Cabin

Wapsi Center Sites:

Amphitheater
Amphitheater
Pine Ring
Pine Ring
Eagle View Eco Center
Eagle View Eco Center
Menke Observatory
Menke Observatory

News & Notices

Scott County Conservation Board & Iowa DNR are renovating the West Lake Complex to improve water quality and recreational opportunities Watershed protection from March to November 2019 involves 5 ponds and one bio-swale Liberalized Fishing Regulations 1 April – 15 July 2019 Water drawdown...
Posted: June 18, 2019
Quad Cities Museum Week June 8-16, 2019 Celebrate the 5 th year of this annual June event in the Quad Cities. Museum Week was created to celebrate our region’s museums, their amazing collections, stories, history, and their importance to communities. In fact, with 14 participating museums to visit...
Posted: June 5, 2019
The Scott County Park Pool, West Lake Beach and Boathouse are scheduled to be open daily for the season on Saturday, June 8th. The Pool will not be open June 3rd through the 7th. The Beach and Boathouse are open 4:00pm-8:00pm through Friday, June 7th. Season passes are available for purchase and...
Posted: June 3, 2019