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Parks & Recreation Areas

The Adair County Conservation Board manages and maintains over 1,000 acres of parks and recreation areas.

Map of Adair County Parks & Wildlife Areas


Hoskins Wildlife Area

2009 Adair-Adams St.
Orient, IA 50858

Jensen-Butler Wildlife Area

1974 Trenton Ave.
Stuart, IA 50250

Jesse James Historical Park

1156 Anita-Adair Rd.
Adair, IA 50002

Karl & Grace Correll Wildlife Area

1000 Elk Ave.
Adair, IA 50002

Ken Sidey Nature Area

2521 Lewis Ave.
Greenfield, IA 50849

Lake Orient

3103 Orange Ave.
Orient, IA 50858

Middle River Forest Area

3234 200th St.
Dexter, IA 50070

Mormon Trail Park

2828 Delta Ave.
Bridgewater, IA 50837

Rex Sullivan Wildlife Area

1453 330th St.
Bridgewater, IA 50837

Wright Timber Wildlife Area

3202 190th St.
Dexter, IA 50070

Dump Stations

Dump stations can be found in Bridgewater and Orient.

  • Bridgewater Dump Station: corner of Maple and 280th St.
  • Orient Dump Station: 110 S. Maple St.

Additional Recreation Areas

Managed by the City of Greenfield

  • Nodaway Lake
    2066 250th St., Greenfield, IA 50849
    80-acre park adjacent to Kin Sidey Nature Area. Features a 22-acre lake with hard-surface boat access, trails, playground, picnic areas, campground with shower house and restrooms.
  • Lake Greenfield
    1/2 mile southwest of Greenfield, on Marion Ave.
    236-acre park with a 44-acre lake. Boat ramp, fishing, sailing, shelter houses, picnic tables, grills, playground, sand volleyball court, frisbee golf, 2 miles paved walking trail around lake.

Managed by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources

  • Adair Wildlife Management Area
    2 miles west of Fontanelle on 250th St.
    345 acre wildlife area. Public hunting. Large blocks of timber, prairie, and ag fields.
  • Meadow Lake
    5 miles north of Greenfield, east on 180th St.
    42-acre lake surrounded by 320 acres of sparsely wooded meadow. Boat ramp. Public hunting and fishing.

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