Conservation Office

 
Directions

13700 Washington Rd.
West Burlington, IA 52655

13700 Washington Rd.
West Burlington, IA 52655

(319) 753-8260

911
Dispatch: (319) 753-8366



Hours

Administration Office
Weekdays: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Starr's Cave Nature Center
April 1 - September 30
Weekdays: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturdays: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

October 1 - March 31
Weekdays: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Closed on weekends

Park Hours
6:00 AM - 10:30 PM


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Breuer, Jeff Administrative Assistant 319-753-8260
Grimm, Tanner Conservation Technician 319-985-2502
Lee, Chris Director 319-572-1564
Mercer, John Park Ranger/Technician 319-572-5445
Rundell, Kelly Naturalist 319-753-5808
Rector, Kent Environmental Ed./Public Relations Manager 319-753-5808
Rogge, Pat Park Ranger 319-759-4779

Starr's Cave Nature Center 

11627 Starr's Cave Rd.
Burlington, IA 52601

11627 Starr's Cave Rd.
Burlington, IA 52601

(319) 753-5808

911
Dispatch: (319) 753-8366



Summer Hours*

April 1 – September 30
Weekdays: By appointment 
Saturday: 9 am - 4 pm

Winter Hours*

October 1 – March 31
Weekdays: 8 am – 4:30 pm

The nature center is also open on Saturdays from 10 am – 4 pm in the winter to rent out cross-country skis if there is 4" or more of adequate snow on the ground.

*The nature center may not always be open during these hours as staff is regularly out teaching environmental education in the schools and our parks. We always suggest calling before your visit to make sure the nature center will be open.

Partners for Conservation Foundation 

P.O. Box 714
Burlington, IA 52601

(319) 753-8260