Osborne Nature Center

  • 29862 Osborne Road, Elkader, IA
  • 563-245-1516


Learn about Iowa’s wildlife as you explore the nature center, arboretum, and flower gardens surrounding the Osborne Conservation Center. Trails provide various recreational opportunities such as hiking and birdwatching.

Facilities include a large outdoor native wildlife exhibit, Nature and Welcome Center with indoor animals, pioneer village, walking trails, 18-hole disc golf course and disc rental, fishing pond, natural playscape, and gift shop.

Access is available to the pond and Volga River for fishing and paddling as well.

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