Go, See, Explore: Scott Co Park + Pioneer Village

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Located just 9 miles north of Davenport – Scott County Park is a hidden gem for local families to visit. With 1200+ acres – Scott County Park is the largest park in Scott County.

My kids love exploring Scott County Park — we enjoy nature walks and you can almost always find a deer (or many!). We love packing picnics and playing on a playground and in the summer the pool is fun for cooling off. In addition to the olympic sized swimming pool – there is a splash area for younger kids, a super fun slide – as well as a ‘kiddie’ pool.

Scott County Park has fourteen picnic areas and shelters with tables, grills and/or fireplaces accessible.

It offers:

  • a baseball field
  • playground equipment
  • nature trails
  • an equestrian area
  • five unique camping areas
  • an Olympic size heated swimming pool
  • restrooms throughout

Winter activities include sledding, cross-country skiing, tobogganing.

Photo from Scott County, Iowa website

Location 

18850 270th St, Eldridge, IA (technically Park View)
**The entrance to Scott County Park is located on 270th Street

Admission

There is no admission fee to enter the park.

Summer Park Hours are 6:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Winter Park Hours are 7:00 a.m. to Dusk (Early November – April)

Pioneer Village (at Scott County Park

Open daily 9am-6pm for self-guided tours. Admission/donation: $2.00 adults, $1.00 children, under 5 free.

Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village
18817 290th St.
Long Grove, IA 52756

Bring the family out to tour the 19 historical buildings depicting life in rural Iowa from early settler times to the 1940’s.

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