Mailing/Physical Address:
Palo Alto County Conservation Board
& Lost Island Nature Center
3267 – 350th Avenue
P.O. Box 417
Ruthven, Iowa 51358
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Telephone: (712) 837-4866

Lost Island Nature Center hours:

April – December:  Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, 9 am – 4 pm
Saturday, 1 pm to 4 pm
Sunday, 1 pm to 4 pm

December-April: Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, 9 am – 4 pm

Closed Monday and Tuesday

The Conservation Board staff hours are Monday – Friday from 8 am to 4 pm. Staff members are sometimes working in the field and may not be in the office.

Hours may vary due to staff availability.

Please call 712-837-4866 for additional questions or to plan your visit.