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Thomas Mitchell, Site 15, Electric

GPS address: 4520 NE 108 St., Mailing address: 4590 NE 108th Street
Mitchellville, IA, 50169

Gravel, back-in campsites nestled amongst mature oak and hackberry trees along the banks of Camp Creek.

 

Sites may be reserved up to one-year in advance and must be made at least 5 days in advance of the date of reservation. For example, to make a Friday reservation, you must reserve the facility no later than Monday of that week. 

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:
www.leadingyououtdoors.org

Location

Park address: 4520 NE 108 St. Mitchellville, IA 50169

Location: at the end of the main park road, south of the playground and shelter houses Maps of the area can be found on our website at
http://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/conservation/things-to-do/camping/. 

Amenities

·        Electricity: 

20 amp service: Yes

30 amp service: Yes

50 amp service: Yes

·        Water: hydrant is located along the street across from site #3.

·        ADA accessible: No

·        Pad surfacing: Gravel

·        Pad width: NA

·        Camp pad length: 45 ft.

·        Overall campsite width: 40 ft. (includes picnic area)

·        Max. vehicle length: 45 ft.

·        Slide-out side limits: None

·        Site type: Back-in only

·        Extra vehicle allowed at site: Yes, if kept on the gravel pad

·        Shade: Partial

·        Slope: Slight slope

·        Restrooms: at the entrance to the camping area

·        Shower house: Near entrance of camping area

·        Trash dumpster: Near entrance of camping area

·        Dump station: Located across from the showerhouse

·        Fire ring: Yes

·        Firewood: available for purchase from camp host or park ranger upon request.

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

Fees

Camping rate: $23/per night 

Extra tent
: An additional fee for a camper with tent or a tent with second tent on site is $ 5.00/per night. This fee is payable directly to park staff.


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

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 allowed on 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. 

Closures

October 16 through April 14

·        Reservations are not available. All sites are first come first served until campgrounds close on November 30 (weather dependent).

December 1 through March 31

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

·       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.

April 1 (weather dependent)

·        All campsites open for first come first served use only.

Permits

We require that you post your camping receipt on site marker provided.

 

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