Sportsman Park

Camping at Sportsman Park

Sportsman Park Camping

Sportsman Park offers a variety of camping experiences:
10 campsites with electrical outlets, that are first-come/first-serve or reservable
5 primitive tent sites


13821 130th Street 
Dawson, Iowa 50066 

  • In Dawson, follow Railroad Ave east approximately ¾ mile.
  • Railroad Ave becomes 130th St as it curves north.
  • In about ¼ mile, the road curves east again. At that bend, the entrance gate is on the left.


  • Camping-5 primitive or 10 electrical hook-up sites, available year-round       
  • Seasonal, modern restrooms and showerhouse    
  • Seasonal on-site camp host
  • Nature trail
  • Picnic shelter house
  • Handicap accessible playground
  • Hydrant for fresh water
  • No dump station available
  • 30 & 50 amp electrical outlets
  • Nearby access to Raccoon River Valley Trail and Dawson Depot
  • Nearby access to Dawson Boat Ramp


  • May –October, Sportsman Park is open 8am-10pm. Restrooms are open.
    November-April, Sportsman Park is open 8am-5pm. Restrooms are closed.
  • Sportsman Park campsites are available for rent year-round.
    Restrooms and showerhouse are open May-October; they are closed November-April.
  • Check-in is at 4:00pm. Check-out is at 3:00pm.


Not at this time


  • First-come/first-serve campsite with electrical hook-up: $15/night
  • Reserved campsite with electrical hook-up: $20/night
  • Primitive tent campsite: $10/night