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What is Langwood Education Center?
Langwood is a 92-acre property in
southeast Iowa with beautiful timber, winding trails, and numerous footbridges.
There is also a 5-acre pond for fishing and canoeing. Thanks to the
generous support of many donors, Langwood was purchased by the Louisa County
Conservation Board on June 1st, 2000, from the Iowa 4-H Foundation. The
area is used by the Conservation Board for adult and youth environmental
education programming, but is also available to school, public, and private
groups by reservation.
Langwood is available for
daytime or overnight use for all types of groups Langwood has been used for weddings, business meetings, family reunions, scout
outings, church camps, and more. Facilities include:
Lodge with: full kitchen; wood
burning stove/air conditioning; tables and chairs to accommodate 80
A-frame dormitory and beds to sleep 21
Restrooms and showers
Langwood Challenge Course
Picnic tables and grills
5-acre pond with canoes and good fishing
Over 3 miles of wooded hiking trails with footbridges
Backstop for softball
Make a Reservation
User fees vary
depending on the type of group, facilities used, and duration of stay. Rates are shown on the reservation forms (see link below).
To make a reservation:
Call (319)-523-8381 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org to see if your requested dates are open.
If the dates you want are available,
print the reservation
form and fill it out completely.
Reservation Form (reservations
July 1, 2010 and later)
completed form along with the rental fee to the LCCB. Sorry, we do not take credit cards.
You will receive a letter confirming your reservation.
Langwood offers a variety of environmental
education opportunities in an outdoor classroom setting, through field
trips, day camps, and public programs.
The pond provides a classroom for learning to fish and canoe, as well as for
studying turtles, snakes, and frogs.
Extensive hiking trails are perfect for learning about trees, wildflowers,
fungi, and animal tracks. The bird-viewing blind offers up-close bird
identification and observation.
Langwood Challenge Course teaches team building skills, leadership development,
trust, and cooperation.
For information on summer nature camps and public programs, check out
Upcoming Events page
Where is Langwood Education Center?
LCCB Areas Map - shows all LCCB areas
Langwood Location Map
- gives a map showing details of how to get to
Langwood Trail Map
- showing all hiking trails and facilities
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