Bigelow Park

Bigelow Park is located on 12 acres of timber along the Iowa River. The area features a carry-down river access (#289) and is a great beginning point for your water trail adventure! The area also allows for primitive camping, stream fishing in the Iowa River, and is open to public hunting!


  • River Access (#289)
  • Stream Fishing, Iowa River
  • Hunting
  • Primitive Camping


Primitive Camping Details


Annual Permit: $100/unit per camping season (April - October each year)

Daily Permit: $10/unit per night - Daily permits are valid for the days listed in the registration form.

*Each primitive park enforces a 14-day stay limit for both daily and annual permit holders. Campers must leave the park once they reach this limit.  

Register and purchase permits online at My County Parks.

Annual Permit Registration / Daily Permit Registration

Registration must be completed within 30 minutes of arrival.

Once registered, campers will receive an email confirmation for their online payment which will serve as proof of registration.  

Operating Hours & Seasons

Open Daily 5:00 AM - 10:30 PM