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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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EVENTS

Kite Making

Jun 30, 2018 – 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Come one, Come all for….Kite Making!

This special event takes place on June 30th at 10 am.

More details to come!!

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Bike Ride

Jul 06, 2018 – 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Bike Ride around Lost Island Lake

July 6th

4:30 pm

Meet at the Nature Center

More details to come!

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Dip Netting

Jul 07, 2018 – 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Dip Nets at the Marsh….What will you catch?

July 7th at 10:00 am

Meet at the Nature Center

More details to come!

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Nature Walk

Jul 13, 2018 – 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Nature Walk

July 13th at 4:30 pm

Watson Heritage Area, SW of Emmetsburg

**Wear appropriate clothing and shoes.

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Nocturnal Animals & Campfire

Jul 21, 2018 – 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come learn about the different nocturnal animals in the area. Then enjoy an old fashioned campfire!

When: July 21st at 7 pm

Where: Meet at the Nature Center

All ages welcome!

More details to come!

 

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AROUND THE COUNTY


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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