A.C. & Lela Morris Prairie
A.C. and Lela Morris Prairie is one of Jasper County’s few remaining native tallgrass prairie areas.
Ashton Wildwood Park
Ashton Wildwood Park is composed of 113 acres of upland oak-hickory woods.
Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve
Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve is a 450-acre park and nature preserve located ¼ mile north of the Lynnville exit, off I-80.
Kish-Ke-Kosh Prairie, located a ½ mile southeast of Reasnor, is a 16 acre preserve.
Please feel free to download and use any of the following maps and guides to make your visit to Jasper County Conservation areas more pleasant.
Mariposa Recreation Area
Mariposa Recreation Area is a 151-acre outdoor recreation area located northeast of Newton.
Rules & Regulations
The parks and recreation areas in Jasper County are equipped and maintained for your enjoyment! Please help us to keep them in good condition for all visitors.
Wagaman Mill, also known as the Old Mill, was constructed in 1848. It has been used as a saw mill, carding mill, flour mill, feed mill, and as a generating station for electricity.
Jasper County Public Hunting & Access Areas
There are numerous access areas, wildlife preserves and public hunting areas located throughout Jasper County. For more information on these areas, contact the JCCB office, Newton, or call 641-792-9780.
Be sure to understand and follow all Rules and Regulations in Jasper County Parks.
Also, don’t miss several other great parks in Jasper County, such as the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, which is located southwest of Prairie City off of Highway 163. More information about this refuge, managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, can be found on the Tallgrass website.
Rock Creek State Park is located 2 miles north of Kellogg. The 602-acre Rock Creek lake, managed by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), is one of central Iowa’s major state parks. More information about this park can be found on the Iowa Department of Natural Resources website.