2/15/2018 - Trails are closed due to snow and frost melt. Please check for updates before planning a trip out to use the trails. Enjoy the warmer weather.

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!

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Deer Shed Collection Rules

Whiterock Conservancy allows the community to share in the extensive natural resources available here, including deer sheds. However, as bucks drop their antlers please remember that Whiterock Conservancy has the following shed hunting rules:

Shed […]

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Paid Summer Internship Available

Summer Internship at Whiterock Conservancy

Whiterock Conservancy is a 5,500 acre non-profit land trust located along the Middle Raccoon River near Coon Rapids, Iowa. The working landscape is a mosaic of agricultural and natural lands that […]

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2018 Trail Passes are here!

Your asked… and now we have year long trail passes for hikers, bikers and equestrians. Right now you can purchase passes online for yourself or as a gift and we will mail the pass to […]

Controlled Burn

Yesterday was a beautiful day for a 500 acre burn at Whiterock Conservancy. Burning the prairie and savanna are the best way to control invasive species, encourage native plant growth, reduce overgrowth and in short […]

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Giving Tuesday – and every day!

Giving Tuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 5, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and […]