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Deep Lake Beach Opens for 2017 Season

The Muscatine County Conservation Board announces that the beach at Deep Lakes Park is open for the season. The beach is located on Lake Chester off of Pettibone Avenue. Beach hours are 6:00 am-9:00 pm daily and there is no admission fee. There is no lifeguard on duty; swimming is at your own risk. All swimming or wading must be done inside of the marked boundary. Pets, alcohol, tobacco products, and glass containers are not allowed on the beach. A full list of rules is posted at the beach. For more information contact the Conservation Board office at (563) 264-5922.

Fishing Seminar Registration Now Open

The 37th Annual Fishing Seminar will be held Saturday, June 3. This event is geared toward elementary-aged kids, but all ages are welcome. Download a registration form or Find out more »

Campgrounds Now Open

The campgrounds at Saulsbury Bridge Recreation Area have opened for the 2017 camping season. Be sure to visit the campground page to see the new rates and our 2017 camping specials. Find out more »

Spring Newsletter

The Spring 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 »

Summer Nature Camps

It's time to register for Summer Nature Camps. Take a look at the camps or Download 2017 camp registration form

Trout Release

The Iowa DNR will release trout into Discovery Pond on March 24. Trout stamps are required. All Iowa fishing rules and regulations apply.