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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Cross-Country Skiing

Dec 16, 2017 – 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Meet us at the Lost Island Nature Center & then head out on the trail with us.  Call 712-837-4866 to reserve a pair of skis or feel free to bring your own pair!



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~*~Cocoa Picasso~*~

Dec 27, 2017 – 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cocoa Picasso

Come out to the Nature Center to sip some cocoa and paint a picture of a fox on December 27th at 10am to 12pm.

It is open to ages 8 to 12. 🙂

There will only be 12 spots available, so please register at http://paloaltoccb.org/?p=1447.

The registration fee is $10.

Please wear a paint shirt when you come!


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Dec 27, 2017 – 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Snowshoeing – Come enjoy the outdoors with us while you snowshoe in the Park on December 27th at 1 p.m. Meet us at the Nature Center. You may call us at 712-837-4866 to reserve your snowshoes or bring your own!

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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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