Camping & Yurt Cabins

Campgrounds and Cabin Re-Opening Protocols

Please be advised of the following measures in effect from May 13th, 2020 until further notice:

The Madison County Conservation Board is committed to improving the camping resources in our parks for you to enjoy. Please click the links below for camping information.

Weather permitting, campgrounds and cabins should be open by the first of April.

Reservations are accepted for Pammel Park and Pammel Park Yurt Cabins only.

To make a reservation, set up an account on mycountyparks.com. After creating an account, go to the My County Parks home page, click on “Counties” and choose “Madison”. Then click on the Facilities tab to view a list of reservable campsites and cabins.

For questions about the online reservation system, contact the Madison County Conservation Board office at 515-462-3536.

Pammel Park Camping

Pammel Park is located four miles southwest of Winterset. Modern camping facilities are located on the Backbone. Tent camping sites are also available. Features include picnic grounds, lodge and shelter, modern bathrooms, play equipment, trails, Middle River Ford, Harmon Tunnel, modern campgrounds, cabins, dump station, and Nature Center activities.

Pammel Park Yurt Cabins

View Details and Directions for Cedar Covered Bridge Park

  • Picnicking
  • Weddings
  • Covered Bridge
  • Gazebo

Criss Cove Camping

View Details and Directions for Cedar Covered Bridge Park

  • Picnicking
  • Weddings
  • Covered Bridge
  • Gazebo

Primitive Camping

View Details and Directions for Cedar Covered Bridge Park

  • Picnicking
  • Weddings
  • Covered Bridge
  • Gazebo

Pammel Park Camping

Pammel Park Yurt Cabins

Criss Cove Camping

Primitive Camping