Baileys Ford Park

This is the Delaware County Conservation Board Headquarters, Nature Center and Shop Maintenance. There are 71 campsites with 33 sites having water and electric hookups, 22 with electric hookups and 16 primitive sites.


2379 Jefferson Road, Manchester, Iowa 

Baileys Ford Park is located 3 miles southeast of Manchester


Baileys Ford Park is a 170-acre park. Park facilities include trout and river fishing, three picnic shelters, camping areas with electrical and water hookups, shower house, dump station, well, toilets, ball diamond, volleyball court, horseshoe court, playground equipment, hiking trails and canoe and kayak river access. 

Operating Hours & Seasons

The Nature Center hours are:

Monday - Friday 

8:00 - 11:30 am and 1 - 3:30 pm

Saturday, Memorial Day - Labor Day

1:00 - 3:30 pm


All parks and Natural Areas remain open all year. However, facilities are closed to vehicle traffic and allow only walk-in access during the late fall and winter season. Parks with campground are usually open from mid-April through mid-October.