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Group Camp - Morgan Creek

The Morgan Creek Group Camp facilities provide great opportunities for youth groups or smaller family groups to reserve a primitive area at the park to have available for their group upon arrival. Group Camping is for groups of six people or more and that have a minimum of three camping units. This site is for tent camping only. 

Four picnic tables will be adjacent to two fire rings.

The shelter with six picnic tables and electricity is available for the group camp.


The Morgan Creek Group Camp has a new location! 

Group Camp has been moved farther to the north next to the shelter at 7001 Morgan Park Rd, Palo.  Reservations made after June 15th, 2022 will be at the new site. 


  • Morgan Creek Group Camp recommended capacity - 15 camping units/45 persons
  • 6 picnic tables 
  • 2 ground fire rings
  • Primitive restroom
  • Modern shower facility available in Morgan Creek Campground (approx. .5 mile walk) 
  • Firewood available from Campground Host in main campground
  • Pressurized water from park system nearby
  • NO ELECTRICITY is available, except in shelter
Carry in/carry out refuse
Fire ring
Firewood available
On-site resident host
Picnic Table
Pressurized water
Shower facilities


$50 per night

Policies and Fees
Call Headquarters at 319.892.6450 to receive youth group rate. You may not receive the discount after making a reservation at full-price online. 

Hours of Operation & Seasons

Park hours are from 4 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Check-in time is after 3 p.m. on your day of arrival.  Checkout time is prior to 1 p.m. on your day of departure.


Closed October 15 - April 15