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!

New 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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Wings and Wetlands Weekend

May 13, 2017 - May 14, 2017 – 1:00 pm

Saturday, 1:00 pm – Ducks Unlimited Greenwings programs

Sunday, 8:00 am – Bird Hike with Lee Schoenewe

Saturday Registration


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Canoeing at Lost Island Lake

Jun 02, 2017 – 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Call 712-837-4866 to reserve a canoe or join us with your own.

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Fishing Derby

Jun 03, 2017 – 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

It’s Iowa’s free fishing weekend! Join us with for mini sessions, kids fishing contests, and prizes.

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Nature Walk at Watson Heritage Area

Jun 05, 2017 – 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Take a leisurely stroll with our naturalist Miriam, and explore our regions seasonal treasures!

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Canoeing at Silver Lake

Jun 09, 2017 – 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Call 712-837-4866 to reserve a canoe or join us with your own. We will meet at Salton Park on Silver Lake west of Ayrshire.

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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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