Press Release   
For Immediate Release
Contact: Webster County Conservation

Kennedy Park Trail Closure – Beginning Monday, March 28, 2022 the trail around Badger Lake in Kennedy Park will be closed for trail construction. Peterson Contractors Inc. will be on-site constructing a 1.4-mile, 10-foot wide asphalt trail around Badger Lake. The south-side of the lake, Children’s Forest and Veteran’s Memorial Park will remain open for trail users.

Project updates will be available online at or on Webster County Conservation’s Facebook page.

For more information call (515)576-4258 or email


Badger Lake panoramic

Webster County Conservation
is located in central Iowa and is home to John F. Kennedy Memorial Park. The Webster CCB collectively manages 24 parks, memorial sites, wildlife areas and prairies - encompassing over 2,000 acres within the county.
KP entrance sign
The largest and most popular area managed by the Webster County Conservation Board is John F. Kennedy Memorial Park. This park is a 400 acre multiple use recreation area. The 53-acre Badger Lake provides the focal point for a wide variety of outdoor activities including camping, fishing, picnicking, hiking, canoeing and boating (no gas motors) as well as an the 18 hole Lakeside Municipal Golf Course.

For the most up to date information, please visit: 


For additional information about the programs, services and facilities offered by the Webster CCB, please utilize the following contact information:

John F. Kennedy Memorial Park
1415 Nelson Ave
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
PHONE: (515) 576-4258
EMAIL: Contact the Webster CCB

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