Little Sioux Park

Bunk Beds
Bunk Beds
Front entrance to White Pine Cabin

This 609-acre area provides a wide variety of recreational opportunities for the public. The 10-acre lake has angling opportunities for large-mouth bass, bluegill and channel catfish. Only electric trolling motors, oars and paddles are allowed on all county owned lakes. There is a designated swimming beach area. Hiking trails offer opportunities to explore the marsh, native trees, shrub plantings, native prairies and food plots. 

Two campgrounds, Bellamy and Riverside, offer 95 sites with electricity, water, modern restrooms and showers. Playground equipment is located near the campground. Four camping cabins are available for rental as well. Approximately 50 non-electrical campsites are located on the west side of the lake with access to modern restrooms and showers.

The Union Bridge Trail connects the park to the town of Correctionville with a ten foot wide concrete path that winds through scenic areas and crossing the Little Sioux River with a spectacular bridge.


Located 2 miles southwest of Correctionville, Iowa on Hwy 31

Little Sioux Park Office

1746 O'Brien Avenue
Correctionville, IA 51016

Park Map



On-site facilities include:

  • 4 one-room camping cabins (fee charged) 
  • 95 electrical campsites (fee charged)
  • 53 electrical campsites with water hookups (fee charged)
  • 46 tent or non-electric sites (fee charged)
  • 3 modern shower houses with flush toilets and hot water
  • modern restroom facilities
  • dump station
  • Heritage Shelter - enclosed shelter house (fee charged)
  • open picnic shelters
  • picnic areas
  • beach area - No lifeguards. (Memorial Day to Labor Day)
  • one-room historical schoolhouse
  • reconstructed prairie area
  • boat ramp (river access)
  • 1.75 mile multi-use concrete trail
  • playground equipment
  • open sports area
  • M.L. “Stub” Gray Shooting Range 
  • Winter activities: cross country skiing and ice fishing; Snowmobiling is not allowed.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Park facilities (cabins) are open and pressurized water systems are available May 1 through October 31.
Campgrounds are open May 1 through October 31.
Campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis and feature self-registration.
Firewood is available from the park officer for a nominal fee.

Camping Fees
~ $17/day for Non Electrical Sites
~ $23/day for Electrical Sites  (Bellamy Campground)
~ $25/day for Electrical & Water Sites (Riverside Campground)
~ $5/bundle for Firewood 


M. L. 'Stub' Gray Shooting Range:

The range is open to the public daily, weather permitting, based on the following schedule:

         9:00 am - 7:00 pm                  May 1 - September 30
         9:00 am - 4:30 pm                  October 1 - April 30

CLOSED:  January & February, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day and Christmas Day.

Fees are $10 daily per shooter or $50 annual fee (individual or family).

CLICK HERE to purchase your Stub Gray Shooting Range annual permit. 

Daily permits are available onsite.