The trails are open to all riders. Join us for a guided nature hike Saturday, August 27 at 9 a.m. starting at the River Campground.

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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Guided Nature Walk August 27

Join Elizabeth Owens for this guided nature walk on Saturday, August 27 to explore the pollinators at Whiterock and where they live. No matter what’s in bloom, the butterflies, bees and other pollinators are a […]

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Slow Sunday Drive at Sunset on August 21

Spend an evening 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 […]

Leadership Transition at Whiterock Conservancy

Conrad Kramer will be stepping down from his leadership role as executive director of Whiterock Conservancy this fall for a move back to California.

Kramer said, “My wife has followed me and my career for a […]

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Lend a Hand to the Land

Join five of Iowa’s Land Trusts for our third annual partnership volunteer event – this time at Whiterock Conservancy to restore a prairie area above Red Rock Bluff on Saturday, August 13.

From 9:00 a.m. to […]

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Cover Crops – Demonstrating Financial Viability

Across Iowa, farming and water quality are the current hot topic. As a consumer you have a vested health interest in ensuring the water you drink is safe and that lakes and rivers are safe […]