Lime Creek Nature Center
3501 Lime Creek Rd; Hwy. 65 N
Mason City, IA 50401
A public conservation facility nestled atop the limestone bluffs of the Winnebago River. The center features a variety of displays about the wildlife and natural resources of North Iowa. An outdoor amphitheater, hands-on nature displays and over nine miles of trails through prairie, forest and wetland habitat provide remarkable experiences.
Virtual geocaching is available; for landmark coordinates call or visit website.
Mon. - Fri. 7:30 am - 4 pm
Sat. 9 am - 5 pm
Sun. 1 pm - 5 pm;
winter weekends close at 4pm; closed holidays
Group Tour Information
Group Tour Hours of Operation: Same as hours of operation for general public.
Group Admission Rate: Free for general tour
Group Tour Size: 10 minimum and 50 maximum
Guided Tours Available: Yes, reservations required (2-week notice)
Length of Tour: 30 minutes minimum and 45 minutes average time for general tour
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Motorcoach Parking: Yes
Restroom Facilities: Yes, limited