Scott County Park

Scott County Park welcome sign.

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
(563) 328-3282

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Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:30pm

During this electronics-free program we will focus on getting in touch with nature and some of the health benefits associated with it. We will practice mindfulness, nature bathing, and yoga. This program is open to all people of all abilities! Program fee is $5/person (payable by cash or check at the program). 

We will be active during the program so please dress comfortably and bring your own yoga mat, towel, or blanket and a water bottle. Registration is required so please call to reserve your spot.

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Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 10:00am

Join the Wapsi River Team and explore the Wapsipinicon River by kayak, to celebrate and honor our sacred waters. Participants must be 16 years of age and accompanied by an adult. Participants are responsible for transportation between launch and take-out sites. Please consider bringing the following items: sunscreen, insect repellant, comfortable clothes, sturdy shoes, water bottle, waterproof container with snacks/lunch. This event is determined by weather and river conditions. Expect the trip to last~4 hours. You may bring your own vessel/PFD, though it must comply with IADNR regulations.  Kayaks, paddles, and PFDs are provided so call to register a seat at (563)328-3286 [ Click Title for Full Article ]

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Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 12:00pm to 4:30pm

Enjoy live folk, bluegrass and country music. Music by Fifth of Country, Quarter Moon Tinsnips, Front Porch Pickers & Gene & Nancy Morgan.

Admission is $6.00 adults, $3.00 kids, under 5 free.

Food vendor, or bring a picnic lunch & lawn chairs. Rain or Shine. If rain, all music will be in Olde St. Ann’s Church on the grounds.

Female Wapsi Center naturalist educating children.
Friday, September 17, 2021 - 2:40pm

The Wapsi River Environmental Education Center of the Scott County Conservation Board is seeking qualified individuals to serve as a temporary AmeriCorps 4-H Environmental Education Member.

The Full time positions require the successful completion of at least 1700 hours of service by term end (~ 12 months, approximately 35-40 hours weekly). The Member will receive: a living allowance of $16,000 to be distributed equally by month over the term of service, a $6,345 Segal Education Award upon completion of the term, student loan forbearance, leadership and skill development, as well as hands-on experience. [ Click Title for Full Article ]

Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Part-time) $13.65 to $13.65 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, December 31, 2021, 4:30pm Central Time.