Utilities in the campgrounds have been shut off for the 2023 camping season. We look forward to seeing you again in May 2024!
The Cherokee County Conservation Board (CCCB) maintains over 1300 acres of parks, wildlife areas, river accesses, preserves and natural resource areas.
The CCCB offers
Cherokee County Conservation offers a total of 50 modern campsites & 47 primitive campsites between five campgrounds. Showers with flush restrooms are located at Silver Sioux and Martins Access. Larson Lake, Stieneke Access, and Ranney Knob offer a wonderful primitive camping experience enjoyable for the entire family. Select campsites at Martins Access are reservable, the rest of the campsites at the various parks are first-come, first-serve.
Martin's Access boasts three small reservable cabins, each with a full restroom and shower, two queen-sized beds one stacked above the other, kitchenette and outdoor patio area. The Martin's Access large cabin has 3 bedrooms with 6 queen size beds, sectional sofa, full bathroom with ADA shower, and full kitchen with stove, fridge, microwave and dishwasher. The large cabin also has 4 round tables with 24 folding chairs and outside patio with a built-in fire ring and stand up grill. Silver Sioux is home to the Lodge that offers a full restroom with shower, kitchen with a full-sized range, 8 full-sized beds, serving table with seating for approximately 24 people indoors, and an outdoor patio area with a built in fire ring. An open sided barn with electricity is also available for rent at Silver Sioux. Uncle Tom's Cabin located at River Road Conservation Area contains a bedroom with two full-sized beds, a full kitchen, bathroom/shower, and a glorious view of the Little Sioux River.
While staying in Cherokee County Parks, you can take a scenic hike on over 10 miles of trails and explore the diverse flora and fauna that makes Cherokee County a special place. If you want to take it a little easier, saddle up your horse and head to Martin's Access to ride on over 5 miles of trails and roads through Oak Savanna, Woodland, and Prairie ecosystems.
Cherokee County Conservation Board
629 River Rd
Cherokee, IA 51012
Office Hours: Monday-Friday
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