Anderson Conservation



Anderson Conservation Area


The Anderson Conservation Area totals 244 acres in size. The purpose of this area is to provide a place and facilities for environmental education as well as wildlife preservation. It also provides approximately 2 miles of scenic walking trails.  Located on the property is the Wolfe Nature Center which contains the office, maintenance facilities, environmental education displays and a meeting room. The area is managed for upland game and a native prairie area.  There is no camping at the Anderson Conservation Area.

Fishing and Hunting

Fishing is allowed during park hours in the 15 acre pond. The pond boasts fish species such as Bluegill and Crappie. State fishing laws and regulations must be obeyed.  Hunting is prohibited on the entire Anderson Conservation Area.


The Anderson Conservation Area is located at 2059 190th St in Red Oak Township, 2 1/2 miles northeast of Red Oak.