The Hancock County Conservation Board is located in north-central Iowa and is home to Crystal Lake Park, Eldred Sherwood Park and Eagle Lake State Park. The Hancock CCB currently manages 21 individual parks, campgrounds, seasonal camping cabins, wildlife refuges and natural areas encompassing over 1,248 acres within Hancock County. For additional information about the programs, services and activities offered by the Hancock CCB, please utilize the contact information provided.

For Cabin, Campsite, and Shelter reservations, please visit our main website: 


“The Hancock County Conservation Board is committed to preserving and maintaining our natural resources and to providing outdoor recreation and environmental education in Hancock County."


Additional Links

Main Office

545 State Street
Garner, Iowa 50438

(641) 923-2720

Crystal Lake Park

1045 320th Street
Forest City, Iowa 50436

(641) 924-2186


Main office Hours: 7:30-4:00
Crystal Lake Park Hours: 7:30-4:00

(Schedules vary, please call ahead for an appointment)

Cale Edwards

Executive Director

(641) 923-2720

Jason Lackore


(641) 923-2720

Connor Bailey

Park Ranger

(641) 924-2186