Otter Creek Park

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14400 Quebec St. Indianola, IA 50125 515-961-6169 Official Website

GPS: 41.2477, -93.5315

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Overview of Otter Creek Park

Number of Sites 5

Elevation 984 ft / 299 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Otter Creek Park 3 people have reviewed this location.

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Verizon 4G
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Last reported 9/21/2022
2 reviews
“no longer free, but only $5, and worth it”

Reviewed 9/21/2022

Nightly rate: $5
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 5
Overall Rating

VERY out of the way place. Google maps took me down a MINIMUM MAINTENCE road to the east of it, but I found a better one to the west to get there. Lots of bumpy old gravel roads to get there, but very secluded and quiet. Nice spots, with big cement fire pit and wooden picnic tables at each. There are a bunch of hiking trails I didn't e... more

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Verizon 4G

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“Quiet and Beautiful”

Reviewed 6/21/2019

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 1
Overall Rating We just drove through, as we were wanting to see what the free campgrounds in Iowa had to offer. This one, like the other three, was beautiful, quiet and clean. To see footage of this and two other free Iowa campgrounds, you can click the link (hoping this works) or go to YouTube and lo... more

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GrassRoots Living would stay here again

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4 reviews
“Free, but no conveniences”

Reviewed 2/27/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Overall Rating

Vaulted toilets with no water or sanitizer typically. This is a beautiful park with a great observation platform and trails, nice picnic areas, and just beauty of the seasons. As for camping, though, you will be hauling in water and will not have electricity. It would be almost impossible to get anything big in the spots. Probably best... more

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noted 9/10/2019

Otter Creek Park has 5 primitive campsites. There is a pit latrine. Water is not available.

Reservations are not accepted. This campground is free of charge. Registration is required and is available at the campground entrance. Campers may stay in WCCB campgrounds for 14 days out of any 30 day period.

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  • dry camping
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • restrooms: vault
  • pets


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