National Parks / Natural World
Grimes Conservation Farm Marshalltown
Where is it at?
Grimes Conservation Farm
Located two miles west of Marshalltown
Where are we going today?
Partly a nature preserve, partly a farm, partly an education center, and partly a recreation area, Grimes Farm is an unusual public space that combines a working agricultural operation with the natural environment to show how, through effective conservation techniques, agriculture can work in harmony with the various ecosystems that make up the local landscape.