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Jester Park, Site 120, electric

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

This site has electricity and is a graveled, back-in campsite nestled amongst mature oak and walnut trees.  The close proximity to Saylorville Lake makes this camp area a popular spot.  

Reservable sites may be reserved up to one-year in advance and must be made prior to setting up campsite.

Making reservations prior to arrival:

·        Go to www.mycountyparks.com website

·        Enter dates

·        Select campsite and follow booking process

·        Don’t find what you are looking for? Search without dates and click on campsite availability calendar

Making Reservations at a Reservable Campsite:

·        Scan QR code posted on the site marker. If no QR code present, this site does not accept online reservations and is a first-come, first-served site only.

·        Follow booking process.

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:


Jester Park, 12130 NW 128th St., Granger, Iowa, 50109

Location: upper loop of Camp Area #1.

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


Site Amenities include:

·        Electricity: 

-up to 50 amp service

·        Water: hydrants nearby, see map for details

·        ADA accessible: No

·        Pad surfacing: Gravel

·        Pad width: 17 ft.

·        Camp pad length: 50 ft.

·        Overall campsite: additional gathering area on pad is 10x25 ft

·        Max. vehicle length: 60 ft.

·        Slide-out side limits: None

·        Site type: Back-in only

·        Extra vehicle allowed at site: Yes, on gravel pad only

·        Shade: Partial

·        Slope: Level

·        Restrooms: Located at nearby showerhouse

·        Shower house: Nearby, across from Shelter 3

·        Trash dumpster: Provided in nearby parking lot

·        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


·        Electric $25/nt.

·        Non-electric $20/nt.

·        Non-electric Group

·        Chaperoned, Organized Youth Group* Camp areas $25/nt. (all year)

*Approved groups of persons 17 years & under, with adult representatives. See section 13-I Rules and Regulations

Hours of Operation & Seasons

Summer Hours (April 1-October 31): 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Winter Hours (November 1- March 31):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 1 through November 30

·        Reservations are required for all sites in Campground 1 at Jester Park

·        Water and modern restroom/shower facilities are guaranteed to be open 4/15-10/15; however, facilities may open earlier and stay open later depending on weather conditions.


April 15 - October 15

·         Water & modern restroom/shower facilities are open (may open earlier/stay open later weather depending)

October 16 - April 14

·         Shower house closed

December 1- March 31

·         Gravel roads in camp areas closed to vehicular traffic


Capacity: 6 people max per campsite

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