Welcome to Clay County Conservation
Clay County Conservation Board's goal is to promote a safe, friendly environment for all to enjoy. A multitude of activities exist within the 23 parks and areas of the Clay County Conservation Department: camping, hiking, educational programs, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, picnicking and much, much more! For additional information about programs and how to reserve a cabin or picnic shelter in one of our parks, please call the Clay County Conservation Board.
Headlines & Events
Halloween Hike 2022
Annual Halloween Hike at Scharnberg Park will be October 8, 2022! 6:00-8:00 PM (PLEASE DO NOT COME EARLY) NO VEHICLE TRAFFIC IN THE CAMPGROUND AFTER 5:30 PM PLEASE GIVE A NON-PERISHABLE ITEM TO BE DONATED TO THE UPPER DES MOINES FOOD PANTRY. (Expiration date must be after January 1, 2023)
Seasonal Livestock Grazing in the Kindlespire Complex 2022
Click here for more information including grazing bid sheet information, special conditions and use permit. Grazing bid sheets should be submitted no later than 3:00 PM on Friday, May 6, 2022 to the Clay County Conservation Board, 420 10th Ave SE, Spencer, IA 51301