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East Shelter

22676 Swan Lake Drive
Carroll, IA, 51401

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One of our most popular rental Facilities is the East Shelter. With its location near Swan Lake, playground equipment, sand volleyball court, the Sauk Rail Trail, and beach area it is the perfect place for any event – graduation parties, family reunions, wedding rehearsals, company picnic, 5K event or any type of fundraiser! The facility restrooms are located right outside of the building.

The East Shelter has a maximum capacity of 75 people with picnic tables indoors and a kitchenette, which includes a stand size refrigerator and stove. This shelter does not have A/C but is located in a very well shaded area of Swan Lake but has heat during the winter months along with wood burning stove, firewood is provided.


April – October $60 per day

November – March $70 per day                

         Refundable damage deposit $50

Nonprofit Rates are available

Check In: as early as 5:00 am

Check out: no later than 10:00 pm  

Contact our office to make reservations by calling (712) 792-4614 or email office@carrollcountyiowa.org


Carroll County Conservation Office (Swan Lake Education Center)
22676 Swan Lake Drive

Carroll, IA 51401

East Shelter Address:
23248 Swan Lake Road

Carroll, IA 51401


Standard Refrigerator


Cleaning Supplies

Handicap Accessible
Picnic Table
Swimming nearby


Hours of Operation & Seasons

This shelter is available year round.

Check In: as early as 5:00 am

Check out: no later than 10:00 pm  




The East Shelter is located near the Sauk Rail Trail, which does require a permit.

$2 per adult per day

$15 per adult per year

Lifetime membership are also available

Group Permits are available per event:
      $10 per event for 1-25 users

      $25 per event for 26 or more users

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