The trails are currently closed to bikes and horses due to wet conditions. The area east of Fig Ave. will be closed to all users on December 5 and 6 for hunting. Please remember to wear blaze orange, especially on that weekend, if you plan to recreate at Whiterock during hunting 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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Rotational Systems and summer harvest

As harvest starts for many of Iowa’s fields, we have already completed one. Summer heat helps bring in the rye harvest. Tucked away in the heart of Whiterock Conservancy we grow Wheeler rye for our […]

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Prairie Week in Iowa!

Iowa Prairie Heritage Week gives Iowans a chance to celebrate the roots of our state from September 13-19. Once dominated by prairie and savanna, Iowa has very few remnant prairies and nearly no savanna left. […]

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A Slow Sunday Drive at Whiterock

Bring your John Deere Gator (or other similar utility vehicle) and enjoy a slow Sunday drive encircling all of Whiterock’s nearly 20 miles of double track backcountry trail. This first Slow Sunday Drive at Whiterock […]

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House Concert at the Barn

Enjoy a relaxing evening at the River House Dance Barn with the soulful and intoxicating sounds of Danika and Jeb. Danika and Jeb will perform their mix of acoustic pop and blues on Saturday, September […]

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Calling Trail Volunteers

Help maintain and improve Whiterock’s trails with a work day on Saturday, September 26 from 9 am to 1 pm. Volunteers will be helping to repair and improve the most challenging slopes of the Big […]