Winterset Outdoor Classroom

This new 5 acre Outdoor Classroom is currently under construction and will provide the students and teachers of the Winterset Community Schools, as well as general citizens of Madison County an instructional tool, set in a natural environment situated between the Winterset High School and Middle School in a natural drainage area bordered by large Oak trees.

Facilities & Features

  • Tallgrass Prairie
  • Pollinator Prairie
  • Oak Savanna
  • Two wetland/moist soil Units
  • Plantings of native shrubs, pines and hardwoods
  • Observation Platform
  • Butterfly Gardens
  • Nature Playscape
  • Amphitheater
  • Raised Beds for Prairie Plant Propagation
  • Accessible Walkway & Turf Pathways
  • Geology Wall


The Outdoor Classroom is located adjacent to the Winterset Middle School on the corner of South 4th Avenue and School Street.

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