Thomas Mitchell Park

Cabins at Thomas Mitchell Park

This modern 3-bedroom cabin (capacity 6) 10 minutes from Prairie Meadows, Outlet ​shopping, Adventureland Park and 20 minutes from Iowa State Fairgrounds, provides opportunities for visitors to enjoy Thomas Mitchell Park but​ want more comforts than camping allows. Gather with friends and families around the fire-pit, play yard games on surrounding large shaded lawn, ​hike nearby woods or explore via kayak provided with each cabin rental. Begin and end the day gazing over nearby pond on the ​small covered front porch ​or the large deck. When the weather outside is frightful, gather inside to ​enjoy games, puzzles or read by the gas fireplace.  Additional amenities include a full modern kitchen with dishes provided, comfortable beds, bathroom with ADA shower, modern household furnishings and outside BBQ grill. Cabin reservations are to be made online. Prior to booking, please review the Facility Contract, which includes cancellation, and refund/change restrictions as well as restrictions regarding youth groups, alcohol etc. The amenities offered, items provided and supplies needed for each cabin are located in cabin Amenities section.


This cabin will be in close proximity to the many recreation opportunities including the Thomas Mitchell Pond, Camp Creek, trails, shelters, fishing piers, ball field and playground. 


Cabin sleeps 6 - ADA accessible bedroom (14 ft. x 10 ft.) with 1 queen bed; Bedroom (10 ft. x 12 ft.) with 1 queen bed; Bedroom (14 ft. x 12 ft.) with 2 twin beds. Bedding provided however, no change of linens will be provided during your stay.

One modern bathroom with shower (ADA accessible).

Kitchen - Full-size refrigerator, electric stove/oven, above-range microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, limited pots, pans and cooking utensils, and table service for 6.

Large ADA accessible deck with limited furniture overlooks shaded lawn.

Living/Dining Room with table seating for six and sofa. Gas fireplace in living room.

Heating/air conditioning throughout.

Outside lawn has picnic table, small ADA fire ring and grill. Limited firewood provided. Additional firewood is available for purchase for a small fee at campground during posted times.

Parking available for 4 vehicles in cabin drive. RVs, trailers and boats not allowed in parking.

Wi-Fi is not available in the cabin area. No television is provided.

Canoe with paddling equipment is available to cabin renters at nearby pond.


Cabins are available for reservations year-round. Check-in time after 4:00 p.m., check-out by 11:00 a.m. Early arrivals and late departures are not allowed.  

Park Hours: Summer 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. (daylight savings) Winter Sunrise to Sunset (standard time) After hours: Park Ranger may stop vehicles and request name of the registered party and cabin number.


$150/nt. (tax included); 2 night minimum; (Friday and Saturday night must be booked together); Maximum stay is 14 nights. Check-in is no earlier than 4 pm; Check-out by 11 am. 

Cabin rentals must have an advanced reservation. All fees paid in full at time of booking. Reservations are to be made online at least five days ahead and may be made up to two years in advance.