Reservations & Fees

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Parks close at 10:00 p.m.; everyone must leave unless registered to camp. Shelter reservations guarantee availability. Open shelters may be used anytime on a first-come-first-serve basis if not already reserved.

Sportsman Park, Dawson
Enclosed shelters require $100.00 (cabin) or $150.00 (lodge) security deposit and signed form.
Additional $100 security deposit required for kegs. Restrooms onsite.

Sportsman Park Shelter Capacity Cost Amenities
6-20-12 Sportsmans Lodge Sportsman's
Lodge           
120 $100
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Thermo pane windows w/screens,ceiling fans, built-in serving counters tables & chairs provided. Accommodates 120.
2 cabins at Sportsman 2 Cabins
Eagle's Nest
Fox Den
Sleeps 5 for more
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rates

ADA shower and restroom, microwave,
refrigerator, heat & air conditioning

 

Dayton Stagecoach Inn, Bouton

This historic former combination stagecoach inn, bar and private residence has been refurbished and includes a fully equipped kitchen, dining room, 2 bathrooms with ADA showers, 2 sitting rooms, 3 bedrooms that can sleep a total of 9, deck and limited access to Beaver Creek. Rental of the Dayton Stagecoach Inn requires a $150.00 security deposit and signed form. Click here for more information and rental rates.

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Glissman Conservation Area, Adel
The Glissman All Season Lodge will sleep 8 and features a fully equipped kitchen and a deck with a panoramic view of the 7 acre lake. Rental of the Glissman lodge requires a $150.00 security deposit and signed form. For more information and rental rates, click here.
Glissman Lodge

 

 




Trindle Park, Van Meter
Open shelter. No deposit unless a keg is planned, then a $100 security deposit is required. Modern restrooms onsite. No camping allowed.

Trindle Park Shelter Capacity Cost Amenities
Trindle Park Shelter 1 No. 1 50

$25/day

Close to restrooms & play equipment
Electrical outlets, no lights
Trindle Park Shelter 2 No. 2 50

$25/day 

Beautiful view
No electricity

Hanging Rock, Redfield
Open shelter. No deposit unless a keg is planned, then a $100 security deposit is required. Modern restrooms onsite. No camping allowed.

  
Shelter Capacity Cost Amenities
HR Shelter Dick Craven
Hanging Rock 30 $30/day Interior outlet, lights
Fireplace
           

Meeting Facilities

Group/Conferencing facilities require a $100 deposit and signed form for building use. $50 deposit for grounds use. Restrooms onsite. No alcohol allowed.

       
Building/Grounds Capacity Cost
Bear Creek Nature Center
Kuehn Conservation Area, Earlham
30 max. $50 building
$20 staff per hour
$25 grounds
Voas Nature Area, Minburn 30 max. $50 building
$20 staff per hour
$25 grounds
       

Camping Fees

Sportsman Park, Dawson:
      Sportsman Park has electrical camping available for $12 per night and primitive camping (non-electrical) for $8 per night.  Four of the ten sites are reservable. Reservations must be made at least 14 days in advance and there is a $5.00 reservation fee per site. A showerhouse with restrooms is located near the campground. Please come out and take a look at this beautiful, quiet location.

Sportsman Camping Areas Capacity Cost
Primitive Camping 6 tent sites available $8.00/night
Modern Camping 10 electrical hook-up sites $12.00/ night
       

Kuehn Conservation Area, Earlham:
Primitive camping allowed in designated areas. Self-registration. Restrooms available;
no showers. Up to four sites in Area #1 are reservable. Reservations must be made at least 14 days in advance and there is a $5.00 reservation fee per site.

Kuehn Camping Areas

Capacity

Cost

Amenities

Area #1: Accessed by walking service road from Houston Trail.

Set-up for 3-4 tents; Call for large party information.

$8 per tent per night

1/4 mile walk from restrooms & Nature Center. Parking available at Nature Center.

Site #2: Lower prairie along the Middle Raccoon River. Accessed by walking service road from Houston Trail

Set-up for 2-3 tents.

$8 per tent per night

1/2 - 3/4 mile walk from restrooms & Nature Center. Parking available at Nature Center.

                         

Dallas County Conservation Board 
14581 K Ave. 
Perry, Iowa 50220 
515-465-3577 
FAX 515-465-3579
Office Hours: M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm 
Email: conservation@dallascountyiowa.gov

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