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.

 

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Whiterock Conservancy
1436 Highway 141
Coon Rapids, IA 50058

Whiterock Conservancy’s Offices are located in the Bur Oak Visitor’s Center and are open most weekdays from 8 am until 5 pm.

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Phone Numbers:

Main: (712) 790-8221

Karla Van Roekel
Guest Services Manager: ext. 1

Penny Perkins
Conservation Lands Director: ext. 4

Lyn Houp
Accountant: ext. 1

Barbra Jotzke-Torrier
Director of Development and Communications: ext. 3

Daniel J. Gudahl
Executive Director: ext. 2

Driving Directions to Whiterock Conservancy Bur Oak Visitor’s Center

Arriving from Des Moines: Whiterock is about 70 miles from Des Moines; trip takes about 1 1/4 hours. From I-35/I-80 on the NW corner of Des Moines, exit onto Hwy 141 towards Perry. Drive through Perry, Bagley, and Bayard on Hwy 141. Whiterock Conservancy is 6 miles west of Bayard on Hwy 141.

Arriving from Omaha: Whiterock is about 100 miles from Omaha; trip takes about 2 hours. Take I-80 east to Hwy 71 Atlantic/Audubon exit. Go north on Hwy 71, through Audubon, to Hwy 141. Turn east (right) and drive through Dedham and Coon Rapids. Whiterock is located 1 mile east of the convenience store in Coon Rapids on the south side of Hwy 141.

Arriving from Ames: Whiterock is about 65 miles from Ames; trip takes about 1 1/4 hours. From I-35 in Ames, go west on Hwy 30. Turn south (left) onto Hwy 25 at Scranton. Turn west (right) on Hwy 141 at Bayard. Whiterock is 6 miles west of Bayard, on Hwy 141.