Businesses

Turkey River Campground

Address

11562 Valley Ave, Cresco, IA 52136

Contact

Howard County Conservation

Phone

563.547.3634


Fax

563.547.5309


Email

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The Turkey River Campground, a 114-acre park nestled deep in the valley amid the woods along the Turkey River, is now open to the public and awaiting to be discovered in the woods surrounding the Prairie’s Edge Nature Center!

Protected by woods and amid the scenic view of the Turkey River, the campground is located up a winding country road just beyond the Prairie’s Edge Nature Center. The campground is NOW OPEN to the public for the camping season (May through October). The Turkey River Campground offers campers individual electrical and water hook-ups, camping pads, a bath/shower house, and playground equipment.

The campground offers 46 camping sites, including 17 drive through. Each campsite is equipped with its own water and its own 50-30-110 amp electrical hook-up. Playground equipment located at the entrance to the campground and modern shower/restroom facilities can also be found here. As with all of our Howard County parks, campsites are on a “first come, first serve” basis. We do not take reservations at this time.

Camping Fees: Please check the self registration board for current rates. Self registration must be completed within one hour of arrival. As with all of our Howard County parks, campsites are on a “first come, first serve” basis. We do not take reservations at this time.

Amenities

  • Accessible to Persons with Disabilities
  • Pets Allowed
  • Full Hookups
  • Boating
  • Electrical Sites
  • Dump Station
  • Modern Restrooms
  • Trails: Hiking, Biking, Cross-country skiing, Nature Observation, Snowmobiling