Bloody Run

Bloody Run Shelter
Bloody Run Shelter
Bloody Run Campground
Bloody Run Creek

Bloody Run Park is located just west of Marquette, Iowa. Nestled between rolling bluffs, Bloody Run is a 135-acre paradise that provides both excellent trout fishing and camping opportunities. Campers have the opportunity to enjoy nature without all the noise of the city. Trout fishermen will also enjoy the stocked creek that is located within the park.


West of Marquette, off Hwy. 18.


20 primitive camp sites, fishing, trout stream, undeveloped areas in the rear of the park.  All campsites are $15/night and online reservations can be place 3 days in advance by clicking here. If you have any questions regarding camping take a look at our Clayton County FAQ section here on Mycountyparks, if you are unable to find an answer please call our office! 
More information can be found on the Clayton County Conservation website.

Bloody Run Park News -

Operating Hours & Seasons

All parks close at 10:30PM. The week of Nov 1st each year the water is turned off & the gates to the campground are closed, this is what we consider the end of our camping season. The campground typically opens up in April but this is dependent on spring weather conditions. 


Bloody Run Park is subject to flash flooding. Please check website and social media posts to stay up-to-date on park conditions. 


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