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Come Visit Otter Creek Lake and Park
Come visit Otter Creek Lake and Park

Campgrounds - Now in Off-Season Rates

To access further information including park rules and
directions to the park please scroll down to bottom of this page.


For planning, design, permitting, and engineering of elements associated with the restoration of Otter Creek Lake


The regular meeting of the Conservation Board on
Wednesday, November 6th at 7 pm
has been postponed to
Wednesday, November 13th at 7 pm.

Meeting will be held at the Tama County Nature Center at Otter Creek Lake and Park


Otter Creek Aerial
Otter Creek Lake Watershed Management Plan


New Rules- Ike’s Tract


Visit Otter Creek

Current Camp Fees

Tama County Conservation

Tama County Conservation
2283 Park Road
Toledo, IA 52342
Telephone and FAX: (641) 484-2231

Staff (full time)
Logan Roberts, Director
Craig Wise, Maintenance Supervisor/Park Ranger 
Brendan Kelly, Naturalist/Park Ranger
Dustin Horne, Conservation Technician/Park Ranger
Board Members
Carolyn Adolphs, Traer
Allan Atchison, Toledo
Bryan Wacha, Tama
John Keenan, Tama
Nathan Wrage, Gladbrook

If you have any suggestions of information which you would like to see
posted please let us know by e-mail at

Iowa Code, Chapter 350
"The purposes of this chapter are to create a county conservation board and to authorize counties to acquire, develop, maintain, and make available to the inhabitants of the 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, to encourage the orderly development and conservation of natural resources, and to cultivate good citizenship by providing adequate programs of public recreation."
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To view Chapter 350, County Conservation Law in its entirety please click on this link

Please tour the rest of the Conservation area below:
Facilities - Fees - Rules - Nature Center - Links
Map to Otter Creek Lake and Park
- Annual Report Fiscal Year 2018

Electrical Service in Camp Areas / IMPORTANT NOTICE

Board Meeting Minutes

Under pertinent federal regulations prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information or disability the Tama County Conservation Board strives to provide quality programs of environmental education and outdoor recreation for all persons. If you feel that you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, or facility operated by the Tama County Conservation Board you should write to: Director, Tama County Conservation Board, 2283 Park Road, Toledo, IA 52342, or the Equal Opportunity Commission, U.S. Dept. of Interior, Washington, D.C. 20240.
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