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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:

Owl\'s Nest Dormitory
Owl's Nest Dormitory
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

Plan to be at West Lake Park, Lake of the Hills, Gate 1 at 10:30am. 2,000 rainbow trout will be released with 200 tagged giving you a chance to win a great prize*! There will also be raffle prizes where any person at the event has a chance of winning a prize. Several sponsors will be available...
Posted: October 1, 2018
The Scott County Conservation Board has approved a special deer hunt for archery hunters only from October 13, 2018 through January 10, 2019 at Scott County Park. This hunt is only for residents of Iowa. Applications are now available and need to be returned no later than Tuesday, July 31st by 4:...
Posted: June 29, 2018
NEWS RELEASE - JUNE 14, 2018 The Scott County Conservation Board (SCCB) and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in coordination with FYRA Engineering, will host a public meeting on Thursday, June 28th at 5 p.m. at the Blue Grass Public Safety Building (606 Mayne Street in Bluegrass, IA...
Posted: June 15, 2018