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Big Hollow Ranger Cabin - Full Amenity

18853 152nd Ave.
Ph: 319-753-8260
Sperry, IA, 52650

Three bedroom, two bathroom full-amenity cabin with deck. One bedroom with a queen size bed, one with two double beds, and the third has two sets of bunk beds. Living area has couch, several chairs, TV and a view of the back yard and deck. Kitchen is a full use kitchen with stove, refrigerator, tables & chairs. Kitchen is stocked with all cooking utensils, pots, pans, cutlery, plates, coffee pot and toaster. Pets are not allowed at the cabin.

Maximum capacity: 10

Cabin Rules & Regulations

  • Check in time: 3:00 PM; Check out time: 12:00 PM
  • Smoking is prohibited in the cabin
  • No flame-producing devices (candles, lanterns, etc.) allowed in the cabin
  • Pets are not allowed in the cabin
  • Quiet hours are 10:30 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.
  • Non-registered guests must leave by 10:30 p.m.
  • Responsible party of record will be held responsible for any damages or theft that occurs
  • No one under the age of 21 is allowed to occupy a cabin unless that minor is accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, 21 years or older
  • Maximum number of occupants: 10
  • No camping trailers or tents may be at the cabins; please use the campground
  • Keep all vehicles on roads or designated parking areas
  • No outside firewood may be brought in. Firewood is available at Big Hollow, 2 pieces for $1.
  • Only paper and wood products may be burned in the fire ring. Fires must be contained completely within the ring.
  • Park Rangers have authority to refuse rental privileges and rescind any and all rental permits for cause
  • All Park Rules & Regulations of Des Moines County Conservation apply
  • Swimming allowed at the beach area only

What to Bring

  • Bedding (Sheets, pillows and blankets)
    • Master Bedroom: 1 Queen Bed
    • 2nd Bedroom: 2 Full Size Beds
    • 3rd Bedroom: 2 sets of bunks (4 total mattresses, Twin size) 
  • Food
  • Towels & toiletries
  • Charcoal if using the outside grill
  • Streaming stick (i.e. Roku, Amazon, etc). The house has hi-speed WiFi internet

Upon check-out cabin and surrounding grounds should be cleaned and left in good condition. Cabin cleaning check list should be followed using provided cleaning supplies. Any damaged or stolen property will be charged to the renter.

 Des Moines County Conservation (319) 753-8260
Des Moines County Sheriff’s Department (319) 753-8366


Located off of the service road that connects 152nd Ave to the RV campground entrance. Enter the campground, keep right of the shower house and take a right on Ranger Lane. Cabin will be the next driveway to the right.


Full amenity house with heat / air, full functioning kitchen with path to the pond below.
Carry in/carry out refuse
Cooking / eating utensils
Fire ring
Firewood available
On-site resident host
Pets prohibited
Pressurized water
Refuse cans
Shower facilities
Table with chairs


Two night minimum stay. Three night minimum stay for Holiday weekends.

$125 / Night weeknight (Sun - Thur)
$150 / Night weekend (Fri - Sat)
$170 / Night Holiday weekends

Hours of Operation & Seasons

Check-in: 3:00pm of your arrival day.

Check-out: 12:00pm of your departure day.


Cabin is open year-round.