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Conservation Department - Linn County

Posted on: March 25, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Linn County Conservation - Playgrounds and Nature Playscape Closed

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LINN COUNTY, IA  March 25, 2020 – For the health and safety of the public in reducing the spread of COVID-19, Linn County Conservation is temporarily closing its playgrounds and nature playscape. These include the playgrounds located at Buffalo Creek Park, Morgan Creek Park, Pinicon Ridge Park, and Squaw Creek Park. The Wickiup Wandering Woods nature playscape at the Wickiup Hill Learning Center is also closed. Other outdoor park areas remain open at this time. Parks, trails, natural areas and preserves managed by Linn County Conservation are found at

Linn County Conservation is asking the community to maintain social distancing standards of a minimum of six feet between you and other patrons.  Avoid areas if becoming crowded. Also, continue to wash hands with soap and sanitizer.  Linn County Conservation has a long standing carry in-carry out policy, so please take with you any trash that is brought into our areas.

Linn County continues to take a number of steps to provide timely and accurate information to residents regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and response. Find out more at
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