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Sac and Fox Shelter

19501 Co Hwy S56
Ph: 641-648-4361
Steamboat Rock, IA, 50672

Celebrate your big life moments with a picture-perfect backdrop. The views and shelter at Sac & Fox Overlooks make for the perfect location to host your wedding ceremony, family reunion, graduation open house, or birthday party. Sac and Fox Wildlife Area spans 106.16 acres and the scenic overlook offers excellent sunset vistas and fall color viewing of the Iowa River Valley.


19501 Co Hwy S56
Steamboat Rock, Iowa 50672

Located less than 2 miles north of Steamboat Rock, the Sac and Fox Overlook area is found 1 mile North of Steamboat Rock and is accessible from Co Hwy S56.

Map of Sac and Fox Overlook



Shelter with a beautiful view of the Iowa River Valley.
Carry in/carry out refuse
Handicap Accessible
Picnic Table
Table with chairs


$250.00 per-day rental fee + $100.00 refundable security deposit

The security deposit will be shredded if the site is vacated in good, clean condition as described in Rules & Conditions (3). The security deposit payment must be received by the office located at 15537 S Ave. Ackley, IA 50601 a week in advance of the event date. Please make checks payable to Hardin County Conservation. 

A processing fee of $4 is also applied to online reservations. 

Hours of Operation & Seasons

The Sac and Fox facility is available from April 1st through November 1st each year.

Hours of operation are from 6:00 AM and the facility closes at 10:30 PM.


Park closes at 10:30 PM. 

The park is closed November - March.