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

Sandy Hollow Recreation Area Beach Closed

Due to our water testing results we will have the beach closed until further notice. Water testing will occur weekly. The area around the clubhouse and cart sheds are also closed due to construction Thank you for your support as we rebuild! Water testing for all public waters are posted at*2vxvm1*_gcl_au*MTgxODQ5MjAxNC4xNzEyNjk4MTgy

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Big Sioux Recreation Area north campground open

We are pleased to announce at the Big Sioux Recreation Area. Meadowlark Campground is open and back for service. Beach will remain closed no swimming until water testing is done. Entrance shack will be open for service but no watercraft rentals. Eagle view campground will remain closed until electrical is completed. Please stay out of … Read more

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Conservation Events

  • 3 Aug
  • 10 Aug
    Gourd Painting 2024Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm