Buffalo Shores

Entrance sign to Buffalo Shores Access Area.
The shore of the Mississippi River at Buffalo Shores Beach.
One of the 65 campsites at Buffalo Shores. Great for RV's.
The playground set for children at 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 50-amp electrical service, water, concrete patios, beachfront sites, modern shower house, playrgound and a dump station.

Free beach, boat ramp, picnicking in day use area.

Open April - November: 6:00AM - 10:30PM (Note: The Park is closed 10:30PM - 6:30AM)

Buffalo Shores
1433 W Front St
Buffalo, Iowa 52728
(563) 328-3281

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photo of people attending heritage days in the past
Sunday, May 29, 2022 to Monday, May 30, 2022

11:00am - 4:00pm Daily Memorial Day Weekend

Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of yesteryear!  The past will com to life at the Village as interpreters and actors recreate pioneer life.  There will be pioneer craft demonstrations, live music and performances by the Wapsi Wranglers.  Admission is $2 for Adult and $1 for Children.  Hope to see you there!

U.S. Flags adorn Allens Grove Cemetery, Scott County.
Monday, May 30, 2022

Scott County, City and State offices will be closed Monday, May 30, 2022 in observation of Memorial Day. Additionally, the General Store is closed Saturday.

Visit the Scott County Veterans Memorial of those from Scott County who made the supreme sacrifice.

Now Hiring Post listing open positions and picturing seasonal maintenance workers

We are looking to fill a variety of positions supporting Scott County Conservation managed parks, facilities and activities. Positions can start as early as March and end as late as October.

Deadline: Open until filled.

APPLY NOW:

scottcountyiowa.gov/conservation/employment

Hiring Flyer

We're hiring Lifeguards and Concession Workers for the summer 2022 season. If you're looking for a fun job with flexible hours, look no further!

Love to swim? We will certify eligible Lifeguard candidates age 15 years and older for FREE!!

Scott County Park Pool & West Lake Park Beach need YOU!

Apply online today at: https://www.scottcountyiowa.gov/conservation/employment

Flyer advertising the event.
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 10:00am

Join the Wapsi River Center staff for an adventure with kayaks. Whether you are a beginner or regular paddler, come to learn basics. Program includes includes all equipment use, covers safety, techniques, and taking a tour of Pride Lake at Scott County Park. You may bring your own vessel/PFD, though it must comply with IADNR regulations.

Reminder- this program is determined by weather and site conditions. Weight capacity loads for kayaks are 250-300 lbs./solo and 425-475 lbs./tandem. Dress appropriately and bring water.

Seats are limited!! Please call to register.

 

Flyer advertising the event.
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 1:00pm

Join the Wapsi River Center staff for an adventure with kayaks. Whether you are a beginner or regular paddler, come to learn basics. Program includes includes all equipment use, covers safety, techniques, and taking a tour of Pride Lake at Scott County Park. You may bring your own vessel/PFD, though it must comply with IADNR regulations.

Reminder- this program is determined by weather and site conditions. Weight capacity loads for kayaks are 250-300 lbs./solo and 425-475 lbs./tandem. Dress appropriately and bring water.

Seats are limited!! Please call to register.

 

Flyer advertising the event.
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 9:30am

Join Allyson Knanishu from Yoga for Peace, LLC for family-friendly outdoor yoga and meditation. Perfect way to help families relax and unwind. Come with an open mind and leave your technology behind. Three sessions throughout the summer.

There is a one time program fee of $10/family for all three sessions.

Attend all three sessions to receive a prize!

Registration is required so please call to reserve your spot. Registration CLOSES on MAY 30th.

photo of 2 young boys on on golf green

Program Includes:

  • Top Professional Instruction
  • Range Balls
  • Green Fees
  • Gifts & Prizes
  • Tournament & Awards Cook-Out
  • Quad Cities Finest Practice Facility
  • Professional Demonstrations
  • Instructional Log Book

Instruction Covers:

The five fundamentals to an improved golf game will be covered (Grip, Posture, Backswing, Downswing, and Alignment.)  Also, chipping, pitching, putting, along with discussion of rules and etiquette.  Classes are instructed and supervised by Glynns Creek Head Golf Professional Josh Bowlin, and five other trained golf [ Click Title for Full Article ]

Two instructors in the pool demonstrating a skill to a group of children sitting along the edge of the pool.

Scott County Park Pool is proud to be an American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Provider. The Learn-to-Swim program is unique compared to other learn to swim programs. Classes are offered for children ages 3 years old and up. Students progress through the levels at their own pace, mastering the skills in the one level before then advancing to the next.

Sessions are offered from June-July for Group Lessons, Private Lessons, Lifeguarding Certification and a WSI Instructor Class. Register online now or in person starting April 18th at the Scott County Park Entry Station.

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Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal)

Application Deadline: Not Specified
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Part-time) $14.50 to $16.50 per hour

Application Deadline: Not Specified
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $20.00 to $22.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Not Specified
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $12.00 to $14.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Not Specified
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $11.00 to $13.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Not Specified
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $11.50 to $13.50 per hour

Application Deadline: Not Specified

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