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All Campgrounds Now Open 7-12-2018

Jul 12, 2018

We are happy to announce that all the campgrounds in Sioux County are back open and operational for camping. We also have Oak Grove’s boat ramp and Bottom Picnic Area back open for those wishing to boat the Big Sioux River this weekend. Please continue to use caution when boating at the Big Sioux Recreation … Read moreAll Campgrounds Now Open 7-12-2018

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UPDATE ON CAMPGROUND CLOSURES 7-6-2018

Jul 2, 2018

The roadway to the boat ramp and boat ramp are now open at the Big Sioux Recreation Area. There is no dock by the ramp currently please use caution. Please also exercise caution when going around the pit as there are picnic table and other jetties etc. that remain under water at this time. Swimming … Read moreUPDATE ON CAMPGROUND CLOSURES 7-6-2018

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Update on Campground Closures 6-27-2018

Jun 27, 2018

The following campgrounds are open for camping for the upcoming weekend: Oak Grove Campground both campgrounds and rental facilities remain open. Sandy Hollow Recreation Area Campground and rental facilities are open. Sandy Hollow Recreation Area will open after 2 pm on Thursday June 28, 2018. Due to continued flooding the following campgrounds and areas will remain … Read moreUpdate on Campground Closures 6-27-2018

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Attention all Campers and Potential Campers for the Weekend of June 21-24, 2018

Jun 21, 2018

Updated 6-22-2018 Due to flooding the following campgrounds will remain closed until further notice: Bruce Shoemaker Rec. Area, Boyden, IA  Sandy Hollow Rec. Area, Sioux Center, IA Eagle View Campground at the Big Sioux Rec. Area, Hawarden, IA River Bottom/Picnic Area at Oak Grove, Hawarden, IA The following campgrounds will remain open through out the … Read moreAttention all Campers and Potential Campers for the Weekend of June 21-24, 2018

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Still looking for a camping site for this Memorial Day Weekend?

May 24, 2018

We still have campsite openings at the following areas: Big Sioux Recreation Area- both campground and Oak Grove Park Turkey Ridge Campground has electrical openings. There are tent sites available in the Deer Run Campground. All sites remaining are available on a first come first served bases. Sites with blue tags hanging are also available … Read moreStill looking for a camping site for this Memorial Day Weekend?

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Campgrounds open for the season!

Apr 24, 2018

Big Sioux Recreation Area, Oak Grove/Big Sioux Park and Sandy Hollow Recreation Area campgrounds are officially open for the 2018 camping season.

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Online Reservations Now Available

Apr 6, 2018

Sioux County Conservation is now switching over to online reservation system. Cabins, shelters and campground sites are available. Many campsites remain available on a first come first served basis.

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Attention Ice Fishermen and Visitors to our Parks

Mar 16, 2018

Due to the warmer weather we have had it is important to check your ice condition and depth before heading out. Western half of roadway at the Big Sioux Recreation Area closed to vehicle traffic until further notice.

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Spring 2018 Newsletter

Mar 15, 2018

Find out what is going on in Sioux County Conservation. Newsletter includes: complete listing of summer camps and upcoming programs, winter visitors, seasonal job openings, and much more.

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