Joe Sheldon Park

Sheldon Park Restroom & Shower Facility

Approximately 114 acres of beautiful peaceful relaxation!

The park has several areas to enjoy.  The first area (2210 Sheldon road) is a roadside park with modern restroom/shower house, camp area and playground.

The second area (2230 Sheldon road) is more of a picnic area with playground.  The third area lower (2250 Sheldon road)  is located along the West Fork of the Des Moines River.  Campsites, shelter, band/stage boat ramp are in this area.  New campsites are now complete in a 7 acre area just developed.  New playground equipment and sand volleyball court. A modern restroom facility offers 3 private shower stalls in each of the men's and women's side, double sinks in each and is heated for your early and late season camping enjoyment!  A camp host is onsite during the camping season to answer questions and help in anyway to make your stay an enjoyable one! NO Reservations are taken, all sites are a first come basis.


This park is located approx 2 miles west of Humboldt on Highway 3.  The park is located just off of Highway 3 and extends approx 3/4 mile to the south. 


Features 3 main areas to camp with modern facilities (water, sewer, electricity - 30amp, 50amp).

New modern restroom facility. 

WiFi Internet


18 Hole Disc Golf Course

Sand Volleyball Court

Nature Trails

Picnic areas

2 shelters

Boat ramp

Clean shaded areas for relaxation.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Camping season dates are April 1st - October 31st of each year weather pending.  All campsites are a first come basis, no reservations are taken. Sheldon Park also offers 9 seasonal campsites that offer 30 & 50 amp electric and water for $1,500 and 1 seasonal campsite that offers 30 & 50 amp electric, water & sewer for $2000.  Applications for the seasonal sites are due on December 31, 2019. Information may be obtained by calling the Conservation Offices.  515-332-4087  

Electric Sites:  $17 per night


Electric & Sewer Sites: $25 per night

Non-Electric Sites: $10 per night


Campground closes from 10:30PM to 4:00AM daily for non campers.