Weather permitting, campgrounds and cabins should be open by the first of April 2013.
RESERVATIONS ACCEPTED FOR PAMMEL PARK ONLY
515.462.3536 - Reservation fee: $5.00/Site.
PAMMEL STATE PARK: Pammel Park is located 4 miles southwest of Winterset. Modern camping facilities are located on the Backbone. Directions: From Winterset travel west on State Highway 92 for 1 mile, turn south on County Highway P68 for 3 miles. See information below for additional details on fees.
CRISS COVE: Criss Cove is located approximately 8 miles south of Winterset. Modern camp ground overlooking the pond is located in the northwest corner of the park. Directions: From Winterset travel south on U.S. 169 approximately 8 miles. Park is located at the southwest corner of the intersection of U.S. 169 and County Road G-61.
FELLOWSHIP FOREST: Fellowship Forest is located approximately 4 miles southwest of Winterset. Hike-In Camping: These sites are for Scout Troops only. Camping is NOT allowed at Fellowship Forest for the general public.
CLANTON CREEK NATURAL RESOURCE AREA: (CCNA) Clanton Creek is located approximately 3 miles southeast of East Peru. Hike-In Camp Sites: There are two primitive hike-in camp sites located along the trail in the eastern portion of the park in the Clanton Unit. A small sign and ground fire-ring are the only visible markers designating the sites.
PAMMEL PARK CABINS: Pammel Park is located 4 miles southwest of Winterset. Directions: From Winterset travel west on State Highway 92 for 1 mile, turn south on County Highway P68 for 3 miles. Two Yurt cabins are located adjacent to south camping loop in Pammel Park. These yurt style cabins are managed as a “3-season” cabin that are open for public use from April through October (mid-November weather permitting) and are available by advance reservation only. The Conservation Board begins booking reservations on January 1st, for each calendar year. Book early for weekends & holidays. Week nights have better availability. See information below for additional details on fees and cabin accommodations.
For reservations call: 515-462-3536
Reservation Policy (reservation fee: $5.00/cabin)
YURT CABIN HISTORY: Yurt cabins are somewhat unique to Iowa parks and campgrounds, but have been widely used throughout the mountain west for many years as remote shelters provided for users on extensive hiking, biking & cross-country ski trails. The yurt cabins provide for a fun overnight alternative for families who don’t own a motor home or don’t like the hassle of tent camping. The yurts are fashioned from the nomadic Mongolian culture that often moved their “circular” huts from one region to another following food or warmer weather. Our two yurt cabins are identical in size and are equipped with the following amenities:
Yurts Cabin Rental Rates: