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Breezy Bay Campground Site 11

67464 250th Street
Ph: 515-232-2516
Colo, IA, 50056

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Changes related to lake restoration: The lake restoration at Hickory Grove Park is ongoing. For details and updates on the project, visit: http://www.storycountyiowa.gov/1375/Hickory-Grove-Lake-Restoration

Changes related to COVID-19: Campgrounds at Hickory Grove Park are now open at Level 2 – Campgrounds and Facilities Open with Limitations. This level previously limited shelter and lodge reservations to gatherings of 10 or fewer people. This has been modified, but you must adhere to social distancing guidelines.

Level 2Campgrounds and Facilities Open with Limitations:

·         All camping units are allowed.

·         Campground restrooms and showers are open with elevated sanitation schedule.

·         Restrooms and showers are to be closed as needed for sanitizing.

·         14-day limit is in effect.

·         Restrictions to total number of people at a campsite will follow State guidelines for gatherings and social distancing and will be enforced by the Park Ranger.

·         Signage will be maintained at dump stations encouraging the use of vinyl/nitrile gloves and hand sanitizer.

·         Firewood sales shall be provided and each park shall establish their protocol with the following requirements:

Ø  There shall be no personal contact between the campground host and campers.

Ø  Social distancing shall be enforced with money not being handled for 24-hours from delivery. SCC will use a noncontact method for purchase of firewood.

·         The processing of registration envelopes and money handling is to follow department protocols.

·         The use of face coverings by employees and campground host is required per county policy. 

·         Playgrounds are open with elevated sanitation schedule.

·         Shelter and lodge reservations are permitted at 50% capacity of the facility.

·         If you become ill during your camping stay with us, please notify the Park Ranger.


Appropriate signage indicating the current level of service will be placed at the point of entry to the campgrounds. View all details regarding levels of operation here.


Here’s how you can help:

·         According to State of Iowa recommendations, limit your group size and stay 6 ft. away from other park visitors.

·         If you have been sick in the last two weeks, please stay at home for your health and the safety of others.

·         Avoid popular areas where people congregate.

·         Please maintain distance between you and other park visitors according to guidelines and recommendations by health officials. Please take in to consideration the health of others when spending time outdoors.

·         Pack extra soap or hand sanitizer. Soap or sanitizer will not be easily available at parks due to limited supplies. Be sure and bring your own and wash your hands frequently.

·         Additional information on best practices for keeping you and your family safe can be found online at the CDC website.


This is an electric only site located in Breezy Bay Campground. 

This site may be reserved beginning November 1 for the next camping season and must be made at least 5 days in advance of the date of reservation.

The occupancy limit is 14 consecutive days; campers are then required to leave the park for a minimum of 48 hours.

There are no refunds and moving between sites is not allowed.

Reservations are posted at each site five days in advance. If not reserved, sites are available on a first come, first served basis until a reservation is posted or until the 14 day maximum stay is reached, whichever comes first. 

Only one camping unit is allowed per campsite with an additional tent allowed for minor children only.

Check-in/check-out time is 3 p.m.

The site must be registered under the name of an adult person who will occupy the site.

For a complete list of park rules please visit http://www.storycountyconservation.org/.


67466 250th Street
Colo, Iowa 50056          


  • 50 amp, 30 amp, and 110 volt electrical service at each site
  • Camping pads are 10' by 50' with an additional 10' by 20' pad
  • Shower house with flush toilets and hot water is available in the main campground (also a tornado safe shelter)
  • Dump station and water hydrants available in the main campground
  • Firewood is available for purchase from the campground attendant in site 1
  • Concession with canoe and pedal boat rentals and refreshments (Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, noon to 8:00 PM, Memorial Day - Labor Day)
  • Sand beach and swimming area (There are no lifeguards on duty--swimming is at your own risk. There are no swimming fees charged) 
  • Picnic sites with tables and grills throughout Hickory Grove Park
  • Hiking trails
  • Public fishing is allowed on the 98-acre lake stocked with largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, channel catfish, and grass carp
  • Public hunting is allowed in the two game management areas on the south side of the park (see map)
Water/sewer services (dump stations, water hydrants, site hook-ups if available, and modern restrooms/shower facilities) may be closed at any time to prevent freezing even though the campground may remain open.
Carry in/carry out refuse
Dump station
Fire ring
Firewood available
On-site resident host
Pet Friendly
Picnic Table
Shower facilities
Swimming nearby



Weekends (Friday & Saturday) - 2 night minimum

Holiday weekends (Friday, Saturday,  Sunday) - 3 night minimum

Hours of Operation & Seasons

Campground will be open April 1 - October 31.

Disclaimer: During the early and late camping seasons, facilities may be closed and unavailable due to cold temperatures. No refunds will be issued for reservations made during these times. 



Campground is closed November 1 - March 31.