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Parks and Recreation Areas

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  • Sportsman Park

    small sportsman lodge compressed
    1. Address:13821 130th Street
      Dawson, IA 50066
    2. Phone:(515) 465-3577
    3. Capacity:100 +
    Amenities:
    1. ADA Restroom
    2. ADA Shower
    3. Air Conditioning
    4. Campground Facilities
    5. Electricity
    6. Heat
    7. Lighting
    8. Microwave
    9. Refrigerator
    Categories:
    1. Cabin Rental
    2. Lodge Rental
    3. Parks and Recreation

 

Sportsman Lodge Video
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Park Rules 
Area Map 

 

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Located ½ mile Northeast of Dawson, Sportsman's Park has 40 acres of oak and hickory timber overlooking the North Raccoon River. You can enjoy camping, fishing, playing on the handicap accessible playground, hiking along the nature trails, picnicking and the Raccoon River Valley Trail.

EaglesNestFoxDen

There are two all season rental cabins and a lodge available for rent year round. This facility seats 120 guests with the tables and chairs provided. The Lodge includes windows with screens, ceiling fans, heat, air-conditioning and built in serving counters. Modern restrooms are located outside near the lodge with a portable unit available during the winter months.   

 


LODGE RENTAL

Lodge Capacity Cost  Amenities  Reservations  Rental Info 
Sportsman's
Lodge 
120   $100.00 daily  Seating for 120
Ceiling fans 
Heat/Air conditioning
Serving Counters
ADA restrooms nearby 
Required
$150.00 deposit 
Rental Info 


CAMPING

Camping Area Capacity Cost  Amenities  Reservations
Tent Camping 6 sites available $8.00 per night  ADA restrooms and shower house  
Open May-Oct 
No reservations
RV Camping  10 electrical
(no water
hook up)
$12.00 per night  ADA restrooms and shower house 
Open May-Oct 
$5.00 fee per site 
Reserve at least 14 days in advance 

 


CABIN RENTAL

Cabin Capacity Cost Amenities Reservations Rental Info 
Eagles Nest   1-5 $70.00/night - Friday or Saturday
Weekend Package – both Friday & Saturday for $120
Holiday Package – Friday, Saturday & Sunday for $180
$50.00/night - Sunday - Thursday
$320.00/week – 7 nights
5% Excise Tax
ADA restrooms
and shower
Microwave
Small refrigerator
Electricity
Heat/Air conditioning

Required Rental Info
Fox Den   1-5 $70.00/night - Friday or Saturday
Weekend Package – both Friday & Saturday for $120
Holiday Package – Friday, Saturday & Sunday for $180
$50.00/night - Sunday - Thursday
$320.00/week – 7 nights
5% Excise Tax
ADA restrooms
and shower
Microwave
Small refrigerator
Electricity
Heat/Air conditioning
Required Rental Info
 

PARK RULES AND REGULATIONS

Summer Hours

  • Camping, restrooms and entry gate are open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Winter Hours - 

  • Gate open 8:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
  • Shower house with modern restrooms closed. Portable unit available November through April.
  • Shelter house and cabins open and available to rent.

HOW DO I GET THERE

Turn north off Hwy. 141 onto County Road P46. Proceed ½ mile into Dawson and turn east (right) on E. Railroad Avenue. (E. Railroad becomes 130th St. as you leave town). The road will bend to the north and the park entrance is found at the point where the road turns back east.

 
 
ADA restrooms and shower
Microwave
Small Refrigerator
Heat/Air Conditioning
ADA restrooms and shower
Microwave
Small Refrigerator
Heat/Air Conditioning
ADA restrooms and shower
Microwave
Small Refrigerator
Heat/Air Conditioning
Reservations 
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