Trails are closed when temperatures are above freezing. Shotgun deer hunt will be this weekend. If ground is frozen between 12/6- 12/8 the only trails open will be upstream from the River House. All of Star Field is closed and trails downstream from River House 12/6- 12/8. River campground and Oakridge campground are open. 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!

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