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2490 Briggs Woods Trail
Ph: 515-832-9570
Webster City, IA, 50595
Shelter 1 is an open air shelter located in the campground with electricity, water hydrant, tables, wood cooking stove facilities, playground and restrooms nearby. Parking is NOT available at this shelter.  Users must park in visitor parking areas.


This shelter is located in the Briggs Woods Park campground.   


  • Open air (not enclosed) picnic shelter
  • Shelter capacity - 100 people
  • 12 picnic tables
  • One large charcoal grill outside
  • One wood cook top stove inside
  • Electric 
  • Playground
  • Restroom nearby
  • Water hydrant
  • Lighting available for evening use
  • SEASON:  April 1 - October 31
Carry in/carry out refuse
Dump station
Firewood available
Handicap Accessible
On-site resident host
Picnic Table
Shower facilities


  • $40 for the day
  • $100 refundable deposit    
  • Mail Deposit to:  Hamilton County Conservation, 2490 Briggs Woods Trail, Webster City, IA  50595
  • Reservations may be made up to TWO YEARS in advance.
  • Rental must be in the name of a person that is 18 years of age or older who will be present at the facility for the full term of the reservation. (21 years of age if there is to be wine or beer present at the event)

Hours of Operation & Seasons

Shelter 1 is a seasonal facility, available for reservations from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm daily from April 1 thru October 31.  (NOTE: When not reserved, the shelter is available on a first-come, first-served basis)

  • Park Hours are 5:00 am to 10:30 pm
  • Reservations should plan to have their event concluded, cleaned-up and exit the park by 10:30 pm
  • This shelter is located in the campground, and used mainly by camping groups. There is no parking, so visitors will need to park in visitor parking areas.


This shelter is not available for reservation after October 31 and prior to April 1 on an annual basis.


  • All laws of the State of Iowa are in effect.
  • Smoking is prohibited
  • Keg beer is prohibited without an agreement and having paid a $100 fee
  • Tables must remain inside the shelter
  • Clean-up of facility must be completed no later than 9:00 pm
  • We have a No Refund policy; however, if you need to cancel your reservation you have one opportunity to reschedule. Be sure to read the Facility Contract for details.
  • Please contact the office for additional information - 515-832-9570

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