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Jester Park, Site 437, Non-Electric

12130 NW 128th Street
Ph: 515-323-5300
Granger, IA, 50109

This site rests on the road leading into the camp area. No view of the lake, but you and your neighbors will enjoy the wooded shade.


Sites may be reserved up to one-year in advance of the date of reservation. 

We have a limited refund policy; however, if you need to change your reservation you have one opportunity to reschedule. Details regarding the advance notification requirement, change and cancellation fees can be found in the Facility Contract accepted at time of booking.

Additional campsites, both electric and non-electric, are only available on a first come, first served basis. Visit the Things to Do tab on our website for more information:


Park address: 12130 NW 128th St., Granger, Iowa, 50109

Location: Camp Area #4. Maps of the area can be found on our website at http://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/conservation/things-to-do/camping/.


·        Electricity: 

20 amp service: No

30 amp service: No

50 amp service: No

·        Water: hydrant at entrance of campground

·        ADA accessible: No

·        Pad surfacing: Grass

·        Pad width: NA

·        Camp pad length: NA

·        Overall campsite width: 50 X 60 ft. (includes picnic area)

·        Max. vehicle length: NA

·        Slide-out side limits: None

·        Site type: Tents only

·        Extra vehicle allowed at site: Yes

·        Shade: Partial

·        Slope: Slight slope

·        Restrooms: Pit latrine between sites 418 and 419

·        Shower house: Near fee booth

·        Trash dumpster: Near site 406

·        Dump station: Located near the NW Jester Park Drive park entrance

·        Fire ring: Yes

·        Firewood: available for purchase


Dump station
Fire ring
Firewood available
On-site resident host
Pet Friendly
Picnic Table
Shower facilities


Camping rate: $20/per night; $15 (off season) October 16 - April 14

Capacity: maximum number of people allowed to camp at site is 6 people.

Reservations may be made up to ONE YEAR to date in advance.

Minimum stay required for advance reservations:  

Weekdays - 1 night minimum; 

Weekends - 2 night minimum;

Holiday weekends - 3 night minimum

Hours of Operation & Seasons

Summer Hours: 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Winter Hours: Sunrise to sunset 

Upon entering park after hours, vehicle may be stopped by ranger requesting their campsite number and name of the party registered to the site.


April 15 through October 15

·         Reservations are required for reservable sites. Many additional sites remain first come first served during this time.

·         Water and modern restroom/shower facilities are open. These facilities may open earlier and stay open later depending on weather conditions.   



October 16 through November 30 and April 1-14 (off season)

·         Reservations are required (at a reduced rate) as shower house may be closed (weather dependent).

December 1 through March 31

·         Gravel roads in camp areas are closed to vehicular traffic. Shower house is closed.

·         Only hike-in tent camping is available at this time. Campers must self-register at the campground kiosk within one hour of setting up camp.



Park rules and regulations can be found by following the link below.