Camping

South Mallory ParkSouth Mallory Park is one of our most popular camping areas in Franklin County. South Mallory has 20, 30 and 50 amp electrical hookups, dump station, and modern restrooms. Camping costs $16.00 per night and you register at the campground. All camp sites are on a first come, first serve basis. There are no sites for reservation. For the kids, there is a playground and walking trails that connect to North Mallory Park so that the young and older alike can enjoy limitless adventures! Maynes Creek flows thru the park and is known for some pretty good fishing. Smallmouth Bass, Bullheads and rough fish are all caught out of this creek.


Robinson Park
Robinson Park is our second largest camping area after South Mallory Park. Robinson has 20, 30, & 50 amp electrical service available and non-modern restrooms. Camping costs $12.00 per night and you register at the campground. All camp sites are on a first come, first serve basis. There are no sites for reservation. For the folks that just want to enjoy the outdoors for the day and not camp, there is a shelter house there for you to use. Again, the shelter house is not available to be reserved at Robinson Park. Otter Creek cuts thru the park and provides some pretty good bullhead and rough fish fishing.

WKW Park
WKW has the least amount of camping space of all of our areas, but if serenity is what you’re looking for then this is the place to camp. WKW sits on 54 acres of what is mostly timber. There are several trails that walkers, birders and geo cache enthusiasts regularly enjoy. WKW has 20, 30, 50 amp service only and non-modern restrooms. Camping costs $12.00 per night. Camp sites are on a first come, first serve basis and there are no sites available for reservation. There is a shelter house that may be reserved for a $10.00 fee by calling us at 641-456-4375.

Pope Joy
Park Pope Joy Park not only has camping but boasts many other recreational opportunities as well. Sitting along the Iowa River, fishing is the name of the game. Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Channel Catfish and rough fish are all caught along this stretch of the Iowa. When the snow flies, we keep the gates open for access to the sledding hill and shelter house. The shelter house does offer electricity and has a fire place. Camping is not allowed in winter. Camping costs $5.00 per night and all sites are on a first come, first serve basis and no sites are available for reservation.