WHAT WE ARE
Hartman Reserve Nature Center is a 340 acre wooded isle located in the heart of metropolitan Black Hawk County. Hartman lies in the center of the Waterloo/Cedar Falls area. It offers many activities and experiences to all its visitors. Hartman Reserve Nature Center is an entity of the Black Hawk County Conservation Board.
Hartman Reserve Nature Center is a 308.9 acre wooded isle surrounded by metropolitan Black Hawk County. Within the property are three habitats -- forest, wetland and prairie.
The majority of the land within Hartman Reserve Nature Center is covered with forest. This is the largest tract of undisturbed upland forest in Black Hawk County. One hundred year old White Oaks, Red Oaks, and Bur Oaks can be found in the upland forest.