Dayton Stagecoach Inn

Dayton Stagecoach Inn Exterior

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Located along the old Des Moines to Fort Dodge stagecoach route, the Dayton Stagecoach Inn was built in 1868. The secluded 11 acres feature 150 year old oaks, access to Beaver Creek, and is only a few minutes’ drive to the High Trestle or Raccoon River Valley Trails. The Inn has been restored and developed into a historic site for tours, special programs, and overnight rentals.


Dayton Stagecoach Inn
14750 Pecos Court
Bouton, IA 50039

• From Perry, proceed east on Highway 141
• Turn south on Highway 169 and proceed 1 mile
• Turn east on 150th St and proceed approximately 2 miles.
• Turn north on Pecos Court, which dead-ends at the Inn’s driveway.

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The historic Dayton Stagecoach Inn has a fully-equipped kitchen, dining room, and a sitting room and bathroom on both levels. The Inn sleeps up to nine people in three separate bedrooms. The Coachman Room on the first level has a single bed. The Innkeeper Room on the second level has a queen bed. The Bunk Room on the second floor can sleep six on two bunkbeds, each with a lower double bed. The grounds of the Inn feature a mowed walking path, wooden deck, fire ring and grill, and picnic area.

Note: Showers allow ADA access, but the historic thick brick walls precluded the installation of wheelchair accessible doors.                                                                               Bring your own bedding and toiletries.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Check-in time is 3:00pm. Check-out time is 11:00am.
Dayton Stagecoach Inn is open May-October. May be available in November and April, weather permitting.

Contact Dallas County Conservation Board with questions:                                                                                                            14581 K Avenue
Perry, IA 50220
515-465-3577, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    



Dayton Stagecoach Inn is typically closed for the season November through April.