Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village

Open Enrollment for Young Pioneers Summer Day Camp

Children ages 6-12 yrs old have an opportunity to sign up for a fun week of learning and having adventures at our Young Pioneers day camps that start in June.  Choose between Laura Ingalls Wilder Week, Ecology Week, Frontier Week, Nature Week, Lakes & Streams Week, Wild West Week, Mark Twain Week, or Native American Week.  Sign-up your child/children for one or all of these camps and have them come explore and discover new things with us at Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village!


Walnut Grove was a Scott County cross-roads settlement and stage coach stop of the 1860s. The Village includes 18 historic buildings, some relocated from rural Scott County. Pioneer Village has accessible and modern restroom facilities. Great for school groups.

Open Daily
April through October
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Free Admission
Donations accepted. Fee charged for special events, call for dates.
(563) 328-3283

Walnut Grove Pioneer Village at Scott County Park
18817 290th Street
Long Grove, Iowa 52756

Some of the buildings include (complete list below):

Walnut Grove Bank (c. 1890) features 1890 teller windows and a free standing safe from the former German Savings Bank, Eldridge.

The Donahue Train Depot (c. 1870) was moved in 1978 and restored. The Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy caboose was moved from Galesburg, and restored.

Walnut Grove's boardwalk took shape in 1994 when the Apothecary Shop was opened. The boardwalk features the Bison Saloon, George's Carpenter Shop, Barber Shop, Doctor/ Dentist Office, and Keppy-Nagle General Store.

Walnut Grove Pioneer Village
Walnut Grove Pioneer Village Sites: Antique Farm Machinery BuildingBarber ShopBison SaloonBlacksmith ShopBoothill CemeteryCarpenter ShopChicago, Burlington Quincy Caboose 14353Doctor's OfficeDonahue Train DepotFirehouseGarageKeppy & Nagle General StoreOlde St. Anns ChurchSavings BankSchool Museum Butler No 2 Shaff CabinSoda Fountain ShopTelephone OfficeThe Ox LocomotiveTobin Cabin

Picture of the Walnut Grove Pioneer Village.
View of the village train and caboose, blacksmith and other shops.

Picture of the Walnut Grove Pioneer Village.
View of the Walnut Grove Bank and log cabins.

Picture of the Walnut Grove Pioneer Village.
View of the welcome sign to Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village