Services During COVID-19

Linn County Conservation  COVID-19 operations update (October 20) PDF

Linn County Conservation COVID-19 Lodge and Shelter Use Guidelines (PDF)

Linn County Conservation is asking the community to maintain social distancing standards of a minimum of six feet between you and other patrons. Avoid areas if becoming crowded. Also, continue to wash hands with soap and sanitizer. Linn County Conservation has a long standing carry in-carry out policy, so please take with you any trash that is brought into our areas.


To preserve and protect natural and cultural resources and to improve community through access to parks, trails, open spaces and recreational and educational opportunities that are managed sustainably for the present and future.

Core Functions:

  • Manages and maintains 28 areas in Linn County, which include parks, preserves, trails, and natural areas
  • Provides conservation education programming, both on and off site
  • Provides spaces for outdoor recreation and equipment rental
  • Oversees park facility rentals
  • Manages natural resources within the county, including pollinator prairie planting, prescribed burning, invasive species control and wildlife food plots on county public land.
  • Administers the Linn County Water and Land Legacy Bonds

Additional information about Linn County Conservation can be found at


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  1. Most campgrounds closed for the season

    Wanatee Park to remain open, but no water or dump stations. Read on...
  2. Linn County Conservation renames area Wanatee Park

    Board retires “Squaw Creek Park” name, supports changing creek name. Read on...
  3. Linn County Conservation Board Unveils Strategic Plan

    Plan focuses on six goals and strategies Read on...
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