Activities

 
Camping Camping at F.W. Kent Park
F.W. Kent Park is home to a 86 site family campground and a youth group camp with 5 large campsite designated for youth group usage.

The 86 site family campground has 50 amp electrically hook-up, Wi-Fi, a shower house, a newly constructed storm shelter, playground, an available dump station and fire wood sales.  Campground attendants are on staff to assist campers.  Campers have access to the 27 acre Kent Park Lake and several small fishing ponds found throughout F.W. Kent Park.  The beach located on the lake is free and swim at your our risk (no lifeguards provided).  The campground is regularly patrolled by park rangers.
Camping Camping at Hills Access
Hills Access is a river front campground on the Iowa River.  The campground includes 19 campsites including 7 pull through campsites can accommodate 120' campers.  Fourteen of these sites at 50 amp electrical sites and 5 of the sites are primitive sites.  The electrical sites are $15 and include electrical hook-up, a picnic table and fire ring.  The primitive sites are $10 and include a table and fire ring.
Camping Camping at River Junction
Primitive camping on the Iowa River.  Twelve primitive campgrounds with fire rings.  $10 per site.
Education Education at Conservation Education Center - F.W. Kent Park
The Conservation Education Center at F.W. Kent Park is the base for the Johnson County Conservation Board Program.  Please contact the county naturalist to learn more about educational programs at (319) 645-1011
Facility Rentals Facility Rentals at F.W. Kent Park
F.W. Kent Park has 4 shelters available for rental.  No electricity or water is available at the shelters.  Pit toilets are available near by.
These shelters are popular for weddings, family reunions and picnics. 

Blue Bird Shelter - 90 person maximum capacity
Deer Run Shelter - 90 person maximum capacity
Bob White Shelter - 120 person maximum capacity
Red Haw Shelter - 150 maximum capacity

There are several additional shelters that are available on a first come first served basis.

Fishing Fishing at F.W. Kent Park
27 acre lake and three ponds
Fishing Fishing at Hills Access
Hills Access has excellent fishing access to the Iowa River.  The Iowa River is an excellent site to fish for catfish.
Winter Activities Winter Activities at F.W. Kent Park
Ice fish at the main lake at F.W. Kent Park or any of the three small pond located in the easterly valley of F.W. Kent Park, beginning with the Conservation Education Center Pond, apply named from it's proximity east of the Conservation Education Center.