Campground Review: Hickory Grove County Park

In September, we headed out to Hickory Grove Park, part of Story County Conservation in central Iowa.  We had plans to camp at a local state park in a non-electric site because, silly me, I figured the end of September should be cool enough that we wouldn't need to run the air conditioner in our... Continue Reading →

Hike 31-Jester Park, Polk County Conservation

Hike Details: Date Hiked-8/6/17 Location:  Jester Park-Polk County Conservation 1.4 Miles; 50 minutes Hickory Ridge Trail This past weekend we had planned to get out to a location a little farther away.  We knew we had to make it a day trip but the park-Pammel State Park (managed by Madison County Conservation) had been on... Continue Reading →

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