FAQ

Camping

Interested In Sponsoring A Camping Pad?

Are you interested in sponsoring a camping pad extension at the Mill Creek Park, east of Paullina?  The extension provides a paved area that stretches out to the picnic table and the fire ring at your camp site and you can step in and out of your camper and not worry about bringing the outdoors inside your camper.  A WIN WIN For Everyone!

Forms are available at the Prairie Heritage Center (the O’Brien County Conservation Board’s Office), the Mill Creek Park Campground Hosts, the O’Brien County Conservation Board’s Park Rangers, or on-line at Mill Creek Park Camping Pad Form under Related Items.


Can I reserve a campsite at Douma Park?

All campsites at Our O’Brien County Parks are first come, first serve.  You may stake a tent and pay for the site prior to your arrival.  The tent does not have to be set up, but it must be a tent – no exceptions.


Can I bring my pet camping?

Your pet is allowed to camp at our O’Brien County Parks.  It must be leashed or kenneled at all times and you must clean up after it.  If there are any complaints, you will be asked to remove the pet from the park.


Can I reserve a camp site at the O'Brien County Conservation Board's Parks?

All O'Brien County Conservation Board's camping sites are first come, first serve. You may stake a tent and pay the appropriate fees to insure your camping site, any other items are prohibited.

General Questions

When Can I Visit The Prairie Heritage Center

The Prairie Heritage Center is open Wednesday through Friday from 9:00 A.M. to 4 P.M. and Saturday and Sundays from 1:00 P.M. to 4 P.M.

Visit The Prairie Hertaige Center's Website or Do you have more questions? Send us an e-mail.


Reserving a Facility

How do I reserve the Lodge at Mill Creek Park, near Paullina, Iowa?

Contact the O'Brien County Conservation Board's office at (712) 295-7200 or visit our office located at 4931 Yellow Ave., Peterson, Iowa 51047. Reservations can be made Monday through Friday from 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M (Closed Official Holidays).

No reservations will be accepted after business hours or on weekends.

Reservations can be made as soon as 365 days in advance of your event.  

How do I reserve the Lodge at Mill Creek Park, near Paullina, Iowa?

Contact the O'Brien County Conservation Board's office at (712) 295-7200 or visit our office located at 4931 Yellow Ave., Peterson, Iowa 51047. Reservations can be made Monday through Friday from 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M (Closed Official Holidays).

No reservations will be accepted after business hours or on weekends.

Reservations can be made as soon as 365 days in advance of your event.

How do I reserve the Lodge at Mill Creek Park, near Paullina, Iowa?

Contact the O'Brien County Conservation Board's office at (712) 295-7200 or visit our office located at 4931 Yellow Ave., Peterson, Iowa 51047. Reservations can be made Monday through Friday from 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M (Closed Official Holidays).

No reservations will be accepted after business hours or on weekends.

Reservations can be made as soon as 365 days in advance of your event.