Trails are wet and closed. Please help us keep trails safe and don't create ruts that will freeze and be dangerous. Dippers and Shooting star are cleared of trees as of 2/11. There are trees reported on Long Creek and Riverside. Please report additional trees. Shower houses are closed for the season.

Welcome to Whiterock Conservancy

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Whiterock Conservancy is a 5,500 acre non-profit land trust that balances sustainable agriculture, natural resource protection and public recreation on the landscape. Located near Coon Rapids, Iowa, along seven miles of the Middle Raccoon River valley, we are open to the public every day for recreation and exploration.

Follow the links to learn more about us and meet our staff! If there is anything we can do for you please feel free to contact us.  We look forward to having you visit soon!

Trails and Accommodations Map of Whiterock Conservancy

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Now Hiring for Summer Interns

Whiterock Conservancy will be hiring interns for the summer of 2020!- Apply Now. Trails, Land Management, Communication and Website Land Management Intern/ Summer Position $12 per hour and housing Seasonal duties: Whiterock Conservancy is a [...]

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

If you volunteered during 2019, or plan to in 2020, we would like to see you on February 8! Saturday, February 8, 202, 6-8 pm Bur Oak Visitors’ Center, 1436 Highway 141, Coon Rapids Join [...]

Giving Tuesday

During this season of thanks and giving, it is a wonderful time to remember the non-profits that work every day to make life better. We know you have options of where to donate and volunteer. [...]

Register for Future of Agriculture

Discuss “what’s next for agriculture?” with thought provoking leaders. Each speaker will have  an hour presentation with time allocated for questions and discussion. November 14,  8:30 to 4:30 at the Bur Oak Visitors' Center Regular [...]

K60

September 28th, 2019 marks the 60th anniversary of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev's visit to Coon Rapids. Thanks to a friendship with Roswell Garst, Khrushchev came to Iowa and drew crowds of over 25,000. This [...]