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, playrground and a dump station.

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

Open April through October: 6:00AM - 10:30PM

Note: The Park is closed 10:30PM - 6:00AM

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


Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Full-time) $25.32 to $34.90 per hour plus benefits.

Application Deadline: Thursday, November 30, 2023, 4:30pm Central Time. (2 days remain) Time is running out Expires soon!