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The Cherokee County Conservation Board (CCCB) maintains over 1200 acres of parks, wildlife areas, river accesses, preserves and natural resource areas.

The CCCB offers

  • Two Campgrounds with Modern Amenities
  • Three Primitive Campgrounds
  • Four Reservable Cabins
  • Reservable Lodge
  • Reservable Open Barn
  • 26 Recreational Areas
  • 12 Wildlife Habitat Areas
  • Five Miles of Seasonal Equestrian Trails
  • 10 Miles of Foot Trails
  • Little Sioux River Fishing Accesses
  • One Boat and 11 Canoe Ramps
  • Public Hunting Access

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. All campsites are first-come, first-serve.


Martin's Access boasts three 16x22 feet reservable cabins, each with a full restroom and shower, two queen-sized bunk-style beds, kitchenette and outdoor patio area.  New in 2014 at Martin's Access is a 30x40 feet cabin that 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 new 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 bunk-style beds, serving table with seating for approximately 40 people, 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.


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.

629 River Road 
Cherokee, IA 51012

Office Hours: Monday-Friday

8:00 A.M-4:30 P.M.
PHONE: (712) 225-6709

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