Salton Park Picnic Shelter

The Palo Alto County Conservation Board constructed a picnic shelter at Salton Park. Take a drive, go fishing, and enjoy Salton Park located on the northwest side of beautiful Silver Lake.

Lost Island Huston Park Campground

The Lost Island – Huston Park Campground has been updated to electrical and water sites, along with adding a playground.  We hope you plan to come and camp this spring and enjoy the new amenities.  Huston Park also has walking trails, a boat ramp, a swimming beach, three docks, a fish cleaning station, and three fishing accesses on Lost more »

Nature Center Lakeside Stairway

Visiting the Nature Center or looking for a beautiful place to fish? Come check out the new lakeside stairway by the brick patio and dock.

New Dock

This new boating, fishing, swimming dock is located near the south picnic shelter in Lost Island Huston Park. We hope visitors enjoy this new addition!

Viewing Binoculars

Lost Island-Huston Park has a new addition – viewing binoculars. They overlook the marsh near the boat ramp. Be sure to take a closer look at the scenery next time you visit!
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~Ice Harvesting: The COOL History~

Apr 10, 2018 – 6:30 pm

Ice Harvesting….Sound intriguing? We think so too!!


Come and join us for Guest Speaker Don Gregerson, who is the son of one of the last NW Iowa Ice Harvesters. He will be coming to share about the lost art of ice harvesting.


Mark your calendars for Tuesday, April 10th at 6:30 pm, here at the Lost Island Nature Center.


This interesting presentation on a piece of Iowa’s History will kick off our 25th Anniversary of our Nature Center! Come to hear Don and to see some amazing updates to the Nature Center!

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

The Board of Supervisors meet at the Palo Alto County Courthouse each Tuesday. You can find the Board of Supervisors meeting schedule by following the link provided – Supervisor Meeting Dates
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