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Dock Shelter - half day

29862 Osborne Road
Ph: 563-245-1516
Elkader, IA, 52043

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The Dock Shelter contains six tables, pit toilets, drinking water and two electrical outlets.


The Dock Shelter is located at the pond north of Osborne Park.


The Dock at the pond contains six picnic tables, pit toilets, and two electrical outlets.
Pet Friendly
Picnic Table
Refuse cans


Half-day rental (4 hrs or less) $20
Full-day rental (4+ hrs) $40
Weddings $100 plus cleaning deposit $100. 
Alcohol deposit $100
If a deposit is required for your event the check must be to the CCCB office prior to the event date.

Hours of Operation & Seasons

The shelter is available all seasons in accord with park hours.


This shelter is available from 6:00am-10:30pm.


Reservations may be made by telephone, in person, by mail, e-mail, or by using the online My County Parks reservation system. A shelter rental agreement form must be filled out. The fee for Dock Shelter is $20 for half day use or $40 for a full days use. If alcohol is on-site, a $100 alcohol use guarantee deposit must be paid by separate check. This deposit will be refunded providing no problems result due to the presence of alcohol. All receipts must be in the possession of the "responsible person" during the event and made available to the Park Ranger upon request.