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Fort Dodge, Iowa (SE of Fort Dodge)
Managed by Webster County Conservation Board
Open to ATV, ORM, and ORV Use
The Gypsum City OHV Park is located on the southeast corner of Fort Dodge. The park is approximately 800 acres in size and includes 60 miles of trails for use by ATVs, side-by-sides, and off-road motorcycles. The park also includes a 1.5 mile motocross track, a .4 mile kids' track, and a beginner circle track. Trails within the park range from open prairie for novice riders to heavily timbered areas for more advanced riders and include water crossings and mudding areas. Trail head signs within the park will indicate what machines are allowed on certain trails.
An informational kiosk is located in the parking lot and at each phase entrance to help riders navigate the park. Some trails in the park have been closed and rerouted to improve riding experience.
Park amenities include an open shelter with picnic tables and grill, men's and women's restrooms, and fishing ponds.
Just in time for your summer planning, the campground at Gypsum City OHV Park is open for business. To reserve a camp site, go to
www.mycountyparks.com. The campground offers both full-hook up and electric sites. Site amenities include water, electricity, sewer, picnic table, and grill. A men’s and women’s shower/restroom is also available. The campground will be open April 15 - October 15 annually.
A current registration is required for Iowa residents and a nonresident user permit is required for out-of-state riders. If registration is required in the nonresident home state, it must be displayed on the machine.
The park's official sign plan has been implemented. These signs indicate trail numbering, difficulty ratings, and vehicle-use type. As always, we encourage rider responsibility and assessment of abilities when choosing trails to enjoy.
Tremendous effort has been invested in developing this riding area. Please stay on marked trails and follow all posted signs.
Gypsum City OHV Park is located 2 miles southeast of Fort Dodge. To get to the park from U.S. Highway 20, take exit 124 north (P59). Go west on Mill Road, the park will be on your left.
For campground reservations: www.mycountyparks.com
Amenities Within park:
Fishing, Parking, Picnic Shelter, Pit Toilets