The Mills County
Conservation Board was established in January of 1957, as per Iowa state law.
The organization’s stated purpose is: “To make available to the inhabitants
of Mills County, public museums, parks, preserves, parkways, playgrounds,
recreational centers, county forests, wildlife and other conservation areas, and
to promote and preserve the health and general welfare of the people, encourage
the orderly development and conservation of natural resources, and to cultivate
good citizenship by providing adequate programs of public recreation.”
Environmental Education programs for Mills County schools and youth groups -
We provide public programs and programs for various businesses, groups and
organizations within Mills County, which may be scheduled upon request. We also
publish a quarterly newsletter - Conservation Matters - that details
the highlights of our programs and lists upcoming events.
Mills County Conservation Board encourages you to explore the over 1700 acres of
unique conservation areas that are managed by the Mills County Conservation
Board. You will find a variety of outdoor activities to enjoy, from camping,
fishing and canoeing to photography, hiking, and biking. There is sure to be a
nature area to fit everyone’s interest!
Click here for a Map of the Parks located in Mills County, Iowa.
Conservation Board office:
56235 Deacon Road
Pacific Junction, IA 51561
Hours Office is open:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Employees in Office:
Current Board Members
Wayne Phipps - Glenwood
Lana White - Hastings
Jan Faraci - Mineola
Kreg Kinzle - Glenwood
Brad Rasmussen - Glenwood