The trail are open to all users. Come enjoy the beautiful landscape for a hike, horseback ride, mountain bike ride or gator ride. On Sunday, July 3 we are hosting the Liberty Bell Cup Mountain Bike Race and the following trails will be closed to all users except racers: Big Dipper, Little Dipper, Shooting Star, Riverside, Long Creek, Bobcat and shared use trails - Redrock and 805 Cabin Spurs.

Welcome to Whiterock Conservancy

Visit Whiterock Conservancy

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!

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Slow Sunday Drive RESCHEDULED for June 19

Spend an afternoon enjoying the beautiful Whiterock Conservancy landscape with your friends and family! Bring your utility vehicle or ATV for for a nearly 13 mile tour in the forest, pastures and prairies of Whiterock […]

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Family Fun Fishing Derby

Enjoy an old fashioned fishing derby on Monday, May 30!

Bring the whole family to enjoy an afternoon of fishing fun at the Second Annual Memorial Day Fishing Derby at the Garst Home Farm, 1390 Highway […]

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The goats are here!

The goats have arrived! Check out the back country along the Main Loop Trail to sneak a peak at our newest savanna restoration team members. Goats will be moved between several paddocks over the course […]

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Registration for BioBlitz on May 14 is Open

The BioBlitz is designed to bring natural science experts and the public together to explore this landscape and identify the diversity of species found in it. We’ll have sessions to explore literally “from the bottom […]


Purchase Multi-pack of Trail Passes

You can now purchase a book of 11 trail passes for use of either the mountain biking or equestrian trails for the price of 10. These passes are good for the 2016 year and can […]