Scott County Park, with 1280 acres, is the largest in Scott County. The park is located nine miles north of Davenport, Iowa. Use exit #129 from U.S. Highway 61. There is no entrance fee. The entrance to Scott County Park is located on 270th Street. The north access is open for two way traffic for your convenience.
Scott County Park has fourteen picnic areas and shelters with tables, grills and/or fireplaces accessible. It offers a baseball field, playground equipment, nature trails, an equestrian area and five unique camping areas. Modern restrooms and showers throughout the park. An Olympic size heated swimming pool has lifeguards and offers summer swimming lessons. Winter activities include sledding, cross-country skiing, tobogganing.
Access to the Equestrian area is one half mile east of the park entrance on 270th Street. A Scott County Recycling Station is located in the equestrian area parking lot.
Scott County Park
18850 270th St
Eldridge, Iowa 52748
This program is FULL!
Join the Wapsi River staff for an adventure with kayaks. Whether you are a beginner or regular kayaker, come out to learn the basics. Program includes all equipment use, covers safety, techniquies, and taking a tour of Pride Lake. You may bring your own vessel/PFD, though it must comply with IADNR regulations.
Reminders: This program is determined by weather and site conditions. Weight capacity loads are 250-300 lbs./solo and 425-475 lbs./tandem. Dress appropriately and bring water.
You must call to register at 563-328-3286.
The Scott County Conservation Board monthly meeting will be held remotely Wednesday, August 12, 2020, starting at 3:00pm. Find agendas and minutes when available.
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Come join Wapsi River Center staff and AmeriCorps Iowa 4-HEnvironmental Educator and learn to become more sustainable by creating your own health and home products made with natural ingredients. This program costs $15/ person (payable at the program). Please bring a glass jar with a lid (any size), a recycled soup can (any size), and a small reusable container to bring the lotion home. Space is limited, so please call to register.
We will observe social distancing guidelines and PPE during this indoor program.
Come join in the fun! 4 person teams are flighted by number of teams signed up for the event. Men will play from the blue tees and women play from green tees. Cost (subject to change) is $55.00 per person and includes green fee, cart fee, and prizes. Can't make this date? Click the link below to see more opportunities to participate in fun special events!
The August 2020 Virtual Forum presenter will be Jon Koch, Water & Resource Recovery Facility Director for the City of Muscatine, Iowa. Jon will speak about Muscatine's Water & Resource Recovery Journey and the innovative practices that the city has been using to improve water quality.
Learn how to use a bow and arrow in this fun, informative and free hands-on class! Children must be in the 4th grade or above to participate and accompanied by an adult. Adults are welcome to participate as well! Park in Parking Lot A and meet at the Observatory. This is a weather permitting event, Registration is LIMITED and REQUIRED!
Join Iowa 4-H AmeriCorps member for a free afternoon of hiking and orienteering! Participants will learn how to read and use a map and compass, then take to the trails and capture 360º photos to show off what the Wapsi River center trails have to offer in the summer! This event is family freindly. Please bring a reusable water bottle, bug spray and dress for the weather.
Please call to register.
Man and woman are a 2 person team and play 9 holes in an alternate shot format and scored using a modified stable ford scoring system. The event is flighted by the number of teams signed up each night. Men play from the white tees and women play from the red tees. Cost (subject to change) is $55.00 per couple and includes green fee, cart fee, prizes and a cookout after play. This is intended to be a fun night and beginners are encouraged to participate.
Check out this link for the rest of the season events. http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/glynns-creek-golf-course/special- [ Click Title for Full Article ]
Emergency Management Agency of Scott County has received the following information regarding seeds (seeds that you plant in the ground) that are being mailed to residents within the State of Iowa.
These seeds are not labeled and could contain an “invasive plant, seed-borne diseases, or other unknown seed treatments already applied.” Iowa Department of Agriculture & Land Stewardship has been able to confirm that majority appear to be from China, and at least one Uzbekistan.
Conservation Department (Seasonal) $10.00 to $12.00 per hour
Bike and Equestrian Trails are CLOSED due to conditions.
If you would like additional information, please call Scott County Park at (563) 328-3282 ext 1.