Dickson Timber

Dickson Equestrian Campground
Dickson Equestrian Campground
Dickson Timber Forest Preserve
Dickson Shelter
Dickson Shelter Inside

Dickson Equestrian Trail
Dickson Campground

Dickson Timber is a forest preserve located 3 miles North of Highway 30, on county road N50.

There are 12 electric camping sites available for RV's in addition to 8 electric equestrian camping sites with water hydrants nearby. Tent camping is also available. All camping at Dickson Timber is on a first-come, first-serve basis, we do not take any reservation for camping.

A pit toilet is located near the campground.

Dickson Timber Camping Fees:

$14.00 per night RV and Equestrian electric campsites (30 AMP)

$10.00 per night Non-electric, tent, and equestrian campsites.


Dickson Timber Trails

There are several miles of hiking and horseback riding trails that are easily accessible from the campgrounds.

Dickson Timber Equestrian Trail Fees

$2.00 per day

$15.00 per year, equestrian permit expires on January 10th of each year.


Dickson Timber Shelter House

The shelter house at Dickson Timber is located near the campground is available for use on a first-come, first-serve basis if it has not already been reserved. To reserve your event at the shelter house please contact the Carroll County Conservation office at (712) 792-4614 or email office@carrollcountyiowa.org.

Dickson Timber Shelter House Fees:

$40.00 per day

With a $50.00 Refundable damage deposit

Non-profit Rates are available


Dickson Timber is located 2 miles East and 3.5 miles North of Highway 30 on N50 (Velvet Avenue).


  • Equestrian Trail
  • Hiking Trail
  • Equestrian Corrals
  • Campground
  • Dickson Timber Shelter House

Operating Hours & Seasons

The Campground is open from mid-April through mid-October, weather permitting.

We will announce the campground opening and closing dates through our email listing. To get signed up for our email listing email office@carrollcountyiowa.org -OR- call our office at (712) 792-4614.


The Campground is closed between mid-October and mid-April, weather permitting.

The Equestrian Trail may be temporarily closed if the trail is too muddy, you can visit us on Facebook

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