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Camping @ QSP

We are excited that RV & primitive reservations at QSP will open up on May 15th via our online registration system with some limited features coming later in the season such as our shower house.  More details found on our camping page.

Donate Online

Our park is funded entirely by donations, events we host, and building/land rental.  If you would like to help our cause, we have partnered with Paypal & Venmo to accept credit and debit cards through the link below.  We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit so make sure you report this during tax season!

Upcoming Events

Visit our QSP Calendar of Events for a full listing!

Monthly board meeting are the 3rd Thursday of the month from 6:30-8 pm @ Colfax City Hall.

May 15th - Online Camping Reservations Begins

June 1st - 8th Annual Kids Fishing Derby

June 20th - Monthly Board Meeting @ 6:30 - Colfax City Hall

July 18th - Monthly Board Meeting @ 6:30 - Colfax City Hall

August 15th - Monthly Board Meeting @ 6:30 - Colfax City Hall

September 8th - 2024 Paddle Skedaddle

What's New?

Check our our new interactive park map to easily find out where to walk, bike, fish, camp, and all of your other fun activities to explore the park!

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Please visit our Park Rules and Map pages to learn about park activities to help plan your visit to Quarry Springs Park!

 

Camping, Hiking, Games, and Kayaking with Quarry Springs Outfitters, are our featured activities for our park in 2024! See our camping pages for more info.

 

We're excited to have you join us on our journey as we transform the former quarry into a 480 acre recreational park.  

Our Mission:  To develop, operate and maintain a park and recreational system which enriches the quality of life for residents and visitors alike, while being stewards of the land which preserves the legacy of Colfax for future generations.

About Us

The Colfax Park North Park was donated by Martin Marietta in April of 2014 to the City of Colfax, IA.  It was formerly a sand & gravel quarry and was no longer a profitable quarry and sat vacant.  Several community members approached the company and discussions began to have the auxillary park board and eventually the city of colfax acquire the park.

Projects

We're currently working with the architecture firm Confluence to create a master plan for the park with many stakeholders to provide input on the vision of the park.

 

Check out our page for monthly updates on what's happening at the park!

Get Involved

We would love to have you join our monthly park board meetings.  We're always looking for more people to join our vision of transforming the park.  

 

Watch our social media sites for our next workday at the park and fish afterwards!  

Documents

This is our storage for park board bylaws and agreements with the city of Colfax.   

 

You can also find our monthly meeting minutes.  Find out what decisions are being made and join us for our next meeting!

 

Please use the Contact page if you'd like to get on our mailing list to receive meeting agendas ahead of time.

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