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Campgrounds Closed

The campgrounds at Saulsbury Bridge Recreation Area have closed for the season. Generally, campgrounds are open by mid-April.

Trout Release

One thousand trout will be released into Discovery Pond at Discovery Park on October 24. Of those 1,000 fish, 100 will be tagged. Any tagged trout caught on October 24, 2015 before 4:00 pm may be turned in at the Environmental Learning Center for a prize. Trout stamps are required and all Iowa fishing regulations apply and will be enforced.

Fall Newsletter

The fall issue of the "Conservation News" is now available. You'll find the list of upcoming events as well as other great information. Take a look »

Muskie Release at Deep Lakes Park

Muskies were released in Lakes Chester, Patricia, Jewell, Violet & Ivy at Deep Lakes Park. The fish were about one foot long at the time of release, but 40 inches is the minimum length limit to keep them. Females reach 40 inches at around 8-10 years of age and males at about 12-14 years.

Lake Jewell Boat Ramp Now Open

The boat ramp at Lake Jewell in Deep Lakes Park is now open. Find out more about Deep Lakes Park»

Fishing Maps Available for Deep Lakes Park

Depth maps are available for Deep Lakes Park Find out more »