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2490 Briggs Woods Trail
Webster City, IA, 50595
Shelter 2 is an open air shelter with electricity, water hydrant, tables, wood cooking stove facilities, ball field, playground and an odorless pit latrine nearby. 


This shelter is located in Briggs Woods Park.  Follow the road into the park, past the campground continuing up the hill.  This open shelter is located on the left at the top of the hill where the pavement ends.  


  • 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
  • Parking lot
  • Playground
  • Horseshoe pits
  • Ballfield
  • Pit vault restroom
  • Water hydraunt
  • 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
Swimming nearby


  • $40 for the day
  • $40 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 is there is to be wine or beer present at the event)

Hours of Operation & Seasons

Shelter 2 is a seasonal facility, available for reservations from 8:00 am to 10:00 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 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 10:00 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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