Parks & Wildlife

Sioux County Conservation offers 24 different areas to explore, from wildlife refuges to public hunting and fishing areas.  There are 7 campgrounds in 5 of the parks, swimming beaches at 2, and much more to do in the parks.


The mission of our education team is to provide education opportunities that enhance outdoor experiences for all ages.  Many programs are offered year round for all ages and skill level.


Welcome to the Sioux County Conservation Board’s website.  With over 2,700 acres of land in 24 different parks we have something to offer everyone.  Activities include bird watching, hunting, camping, education programs, and so much more!


Looking for available rentals dates for cabins, shelters or campsite?  Click here to find out what is available in Sioux County Iowa.


Looking to register for an upcoming event or curious what is offered by our staff?  Click here to find out more!


With 7 different campgrounds there is something for all camper enthusiasts.  Click here to find out locations and availability of our campgrounds.

Conservation Foundation

This non-profit organization was formed with the goal of providing resources for the enhancement, preservation, and enjoyment of nature in Sioux County. Click here for information on how to get involved with the foundation and current projects.

News & Announcements

Winter 2022 Newsletter

Check out our winter newsletter for updates on parks, upcoming education programs and much more.

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Sioux County Beaver Bounty 2021-2022

Sioux County offering a beaver bounty on beavers trapped in Sioux County. No trapping of the Big Sioux Recreation Area, Hawarden, Oak Grove Park, Hawarden, or Sandy Hollow Recreation Area, Sioux Center. Beavers must be brought to the Ranger Station located at Oak Grove, between 8:30- 9:30 am on Monday and Thursdays.

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Conservation Events