Camping in Jefferson County Parks

Jefferson County Conservation Board, Fairfield, Iowa

Camping is allowed in 3 areas.

Jefferson County Park has a campground, and camping cabins.

Mac Coon Access has a campground.

Round Prairie Park has a campground.

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Jefferson County Park

Campground in Jefferson County Park:


Twenty-four camp sites are open May 1 through October 31, and include electricity and water.

Modern restrooms, hot showers, drinking water, a small shelter house, playground equipment and a trailer waste-dump station are all provided for the camper.

Camping fees are modest. See fees, or contact us directly. Reservations can not be made.


Camping Cabins in Jefferson County Park:


Two 12' x 16' sleeping cabins with 4' x 12' porches were constructed at the west end of the camp area in 1996.

Each cabin sleeps six people and comes equipped with a refrigerator, microwave oven, table and chairs, air conditioner, picnic table, potable water and a fire ring. See cabin rules as a PDF.

Cabin rental fees are modest.

Reservations are required, May 1 through October 31. See fees, or contact us directly for fees and reservations.


Mac Coon Access

Campground at Mac Coon Access

Camp in Mac Coon Access

The 20-site campground includes electricity, pit latrine toilets, a shelter house, a well for potable water, playground equipment, a concrete boat ramp, and a fish cleaning station. Camping is allowed year round, but electricity may not be available and the well does not operate in the winter.

Camping fees are modest. See fees, or contact us directly. Reservations can not be made.


Round Prairie Park

Campground in Round Prairie Park

Campground at Round prairie Park

The 12-site campground is equipped with electricity, drinking water, a shelter house, restrooms, and playground equipment. It is open year round, although electricity and water may not be available in winter.

Camping fees are modest. See fees, or contact us directly. Reservations can not be made.

NOTE for all camping areas:

⚫ Camping fees shall be collected daily in the amount set by the conservation board.
⚫ No person shall camp in any designated camping area for a period longer than 14 consecutive days and, in no event, longer than 14 days in any 21 day period.
⚫ See rules for more Conservation Board rules and regulations.

See Camping Cabin Rules as a PDF.

Contact us for the latest information.

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Mission Statement
Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in Jefferson County by acquiring, developing and managing public areas so that its citizens will have opportunities for quality outdoor recreation experiences, and to cultivate good land stewardship through natural history and environmental education activities.

Jefferson County Conservation Board, 2003 Libertyville Road, Fairfield, IA 52556
Call: 641-472-4421    Fax: 641-472-7911   E-mail:
Updated 1-3-17


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