Dutton's Cave Park

Cold Water Creek that runs though Dutton
Shelter House

This 46 acre primtive park is heavily timbered with a deep ravine ending in a fifty foot vertical limestone wall directly above a cave opening. Great place for spring wildflowers and summer creek stomping.


911 Address Campground Access:
25218 Ironwood Road
West Union, Iowa 52175

911 Address Shelter House Access:
9082 250th Street
West Union, Iowa 52175


  • Limestone Cave - which is closed to public access to prevent the spread of White-Nose Bat Syndrome
  • Walking / Hiking Trail
  • Shelter House
  • Pit Toilets
  • 2 Electrical Hook Up Camping Sites
  • Primitive Camping
  • Bird Watching
  • Spring Wildflower Watching
  • Winter Snow Shoeing 

Operating Hours & Seasons

  • 6:00AM-10:30PM
  • Open year round


  • Entrance gates are locked during winter months. Limited parking is available