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A chaperoned, organized youth group is defined as "a group of persons 17 years of age and under which is sponsored by and accompanied by adult representatives of a formal organization including, but not limited to, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America, churches, Young Men's and Women's Christian Associations. The nightly fee is $15.
Chaperoned organized youth groups DO NOT include families of members of a formal organization.
We recommend you contact the park office if you have any questions about amenities available at the campsite and any restrictions regarding the number of tents allowed. For park locations and contact information, browse the online listings of our Iowa State Parks.
Make a Reservation - iowastateparks.reserveamerica.com
Maximum capacities vary by site and park:
Backbone - 40 people (all youth sites) Beed's Lake - 25 people Bellevue - 30 people Black Hawk - 30 people Brushy Creek - 25 people Dolliver Memorial - 30 people Elinor Bedell - 10 people Elk Rock - 30 people Geode - 40 people George Wyth - 30 people Green Valley - 50 people Honey Creek - 20 people Lacey-Keosauqua - 100 people Lake Ahquabi - 120 people Lake Anita - 25 peopleLake Macbride - 30 people
Lake Manawa - 50 people Lake of Three Fires - 30 people Lake Wapello - 40 people Ledges - 40 people
Lewis and Clark - 50 people (both sites)Maquoketa Caves 40 people (all sites) Nine Eagles - 50 people Palisades-Kepler – 45 people Pikes Peak - 50 people (both sites) Pilot Knob - 50 people Pine Lake – 25 people Pleasant Creek – 40 people Prairie Rose - 60 people Springbrook - - 50 people Stephens Forest – 60 Stone - 75 people
Viking Lake - 30 people Volga River - 30 people Walnut Woods - 50 people Wapsipinicon - 20 people Wildcat Den - 15 people Wilson Island, Site YA - 50 peopleWilson Island, Site YB – 100 people Yellow River Forest - 30 people (both sites)