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Nelson Park Large Upper Shelter

1450 Nelson Park Road
Ph: 712-643-5426
Dow City, IA, 51528
This large open shelter house is equipped with picnic tables, several grills, lights, and electrical outlets.  A horseshoe pit is also nearby.  Closest restroom is at the Beach.This open shelter is available on a first-come, first-served basis.  We no longer reserve this shelter except on a case by case basis.


This shelter house is located north of the beach area and up the hill.


This open shelter has several picnic tables, grills, and electricity.
Carry in/carry out refuse
Fire ring
Picnic Table
Pressurized water
Refuse cans


This open shelter house is available on a first-come, first-served basis, unless reserved.  Reservations may be made by calling the Conservation Office at 712-263-2748.

Hours of Operation & Seasons

6:00 AM until 10:30 PM.