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S.S.R.A. Barn

5964 Silver Sioux Road
Ph: 712-225-6709
Quimby, IA, 51049

The large loafing Barn built in the early 1900s for a dairy operation is popular for reunions and weddings or other special events. It includes a 20 foot serving bench and numerous wooden picnic tables. Electricity is provided until 10:30 PM to renters.

Weddings and/or wedding related events require a 2 day minimum.

We do allow kegs, but you will need to get a permit. Please click the link below to fill one out on Google Forms.

Keg Permit Application 


  • The facility is guaranteed yours
  • We clean the facility including power washing the walls and floors
  • Electricity is provided

The barn is first come, first serve if not reserved. Please check the reservation calendar!


Please read the County Park's Rules and Regulations before renting with us that include:

  • Dogs must be on a leash at all times
  • No fireworks
  • No ATV/UTV
  • No target shooting


Silver Sioux is located 11 miles Southwest of Cherokee off of Highway 59 or Highway 31.

The address is:

Silver Sioux Recreation Area

5964 Silver Sioux Road.

Cherokee, Ia 51012


The barn has electricity, a serving bar, and picnic tables, enough to seat 200 people! It also has bathrooms in the back and close access to the campground restrooms.
Handicap Accessible
Picnic Table



(weddings require a 2 day minimum)

$100 refundable deposit required (If you pay with a credit card, there is a non-refundable 3.6% fee)

Hours of Operation & Seasons

Open during camping season

May 1-October 31


The barn follows the adjourning campground's quiet hours. The electricity will turn off at 10:30 PM. NO EXCEPTIONS


Closed during winter

November 1-April 30


A keg permit is available and required for those who wish to have kegs.


If you plan on having any of the following, you must have a Special Use Permit:

  • Pool
  • Bouncy houses/inflatables
  • Event Tent    
  • Sound Amplification Equipment ·        
  • Etc.

Click HERE for more information.