Washington County Conservation Education Center at Marr Park

2943 Highway 92
Ainsworth, IA 52201

319- 657-2400


Tinnes Exhibit Hall:  You and your family will enjoy exploring the interactive exhibits in this room.  Get a glimpse of the underwater world through the exhibit's 180-gallon aquarium with native fish.

Steinbeck Conference Hall:   A cathedral ceiling and panoramic view enhance this large meeting room.  A small, attached kitchen allows for catered meals.  The room seats 144 with tables and 200 with chairs.

Nicola Library:  Find answers to your nature questions from species identification to backyard habitat design.   A large handcrafted oak table seats 15 for your small meeting needs.

Dallmeyer Laboratory:   Used for educational programs, the lab provides space for water study and craft activities.

Federation Bank Observation Deck:  Take a break and enjoy the relaxing view overlooking Thomas Marr Lake.

River Products Company Outdoor Classroom:  Watch for butterflies and birds in this native landscape of prairie and trees.  Gather ideas to create your own backyard habitat.

Conservation Board Office:   In this centralized location, you can reach all Board staff, reserve facilities, and schedule programs. 

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