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Gibson Recreation Area Shelter

1259 260th St.
Ph: 319-986-5067
Mt. Pleasant, IA, 52641
This shelter house is perfect for a get-together, an outdoor program, or a family event.


Located off 260th Street, just inside the entrance to the Gibson Recreation Area.


Shelter House amenities include: hiking trails and a handicap-accessible fishing pier. Overnight camping allowed by reservation only. 
Carry in/carry out refuse
Fire ring
Firewood available
Handicap Accessible
Pet Friendly
Picnic Table
Pressurized water


The Gibson Recreation Area Shelter House rental fee is $25.00 per day with reservation.

Hours of Operation & Seasons

This shelter house is open year-round.


Can be used year round.


A camping permit is required for any overnight camping. Permits must be obtained in person from the Conservation Department Offices.