Glissman Conservation Area

Cabins at Glissman Conservation Area

Glissman lodge exterior
Glissman lodge exterior
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Glissman Lodge is located at Glissman Conservation Area, 5 miles southwest of Adel. The whole family can enjoy peaceful seclusion and outdoor recreation, while having access to the modern amenities of home.


Glissman Conservation Area
32185 Panther Creek Road
Adel, IA 50003

•From Adel, go west on County Road F60 (Old Hwy 6) approximately 3 miles to Panther Creek Road
•Turn south on Panther Creek Rd and proceed approx. 1 mile to a T-intersection.
•Turn left (east) to stay on Panther Creek Rd. Go east for approx. ¼ mile, then turn back to the right (south).
•The entrance to the area is on the right (west) side of the road, just before the road bends to the east.


•Air conditioned
•Fully-equipped kitchen, including microwave, stove/oven, dishwasher, coffeemaker, full-size fridge
•3 bedrooms, sleeps up to 8 people
     o Bedroom 1-Queen bed
     o Bedroom 2-Bunkbed
     o Bedroom 3-Bunkbed
     o Living room-Futon
•2 full bathrooms
•Dining room
•Living room with fireplace
•Basement game room, including ping-pong table, foosball table, and TV
•Deck with panoramic view
•Firepit, grill, and picnic tables
•Please note that pillows, towels, and linens are not furnished


•Glissman Lodge is available for rent May-October. May be available in November and April, weather permitting.
•Check-in is 3:00pm. Check-out is 11:00am.


  • $100/night      Sunday-Thursday                               
    $140/night      2 night minimum (Friday & Saturday)
                              3 night minimum on holidays (Fri-Sun)
    $700/week      Weekly                                                          Call 515-465-3577 for weekly reservation


  • $150 deposit check is required for reservations. If the Dallas County Conservation Board determines that regulations were not followed, the deposit may be forfeited. Following your stay and after passing an inspection, the deposit check will be shredded
  • On-line reservations must be made a minimum of 3 days prior to arrival. For example, a reservation for Friday must be made by the Tuesday prior.
  • To cancel reservation, call Dallas County Conservation Board at 515-465-3577. 50% of the rental fee will be returned if the facility is re-rented for the same time period.
  • Payments made through will appear as from "Dallas County Treasurer".