conservation board
Tama County Conservation

Tama County Conservation
2283 Park Road
Toledo, IA 52342
Telephone and FAX: (641) 484-2231


Camping and Other Fees 2018

Camping is a great way to get away from the day to day stressors of your life and enjoy the Iowa outdoors. Scenic and peaceful Otter Creek Lake and Park is just what the doctor ordered.

The park offers 60 electric sites and 18 primitive sites. All sites are offered on a first come, first served basis. No reservations will be taken.

Otter Creek Lake and Park is a 522 acre multi-use facility with a 64 acre lake. Activities hosted at the park include fishing, camping, boating, hiking, swimming, picnicking, and nature observation.  

Directions to Otter Creek Lake and Park are as follows: From the intersection of Highway 63 and Highway 30 in Toledo, Go north 2.2 miles on Hwy 63, East 3.6 mi on E-43, and 1.5 miles N on N Ave.

Fee Structure


Otter Creek Lake & Park

T.F. Clark Park

CAMPING FEES (All camping rates are per adult living unit per night)



Regular season camping rates



Electric Camp Section



      All Camping units



Primitive Camp Section



      Tents (w/o electric)



      Tents (with electric in tent camping section)



Camping Coupons**



       Seven Day Book  ($15 per night)



       Fourteen Day Book ($14 per night)



       Twenty-one Day Book ($13 per night)



Shelters can be reserved by calling the main office at (641) 484-2231

No Charge

No Charge

      Shelter reservation fee

No Charge

No Charge

Nature Center Rental



  Activity room w/kitchen



  Youth overnight***



** Certain restrictions apply to camping coupons, refer to camping registration station upon your arrival.
Coupons must be purchased from the on-duty Park Ranger.

*** For further information pertaining to non-profit youth overnights at the Nature Center please contact the main office.

Please tour the rest of the Conservation area below:
Facilities - Fees - Rules - Nature Center - Links
Map to Otter Creek Lake and Park

Board Meeting Minutes

Under pertinent federal regulations prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information or disability the Tama County Conservation Board strives to provide quality programs of environmental education and outdoor recreation for all persons. If you feel that you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, or facility operated by the Tama County Conservation Board you should write to: Director, Tama County Conservation Board, 2283 Park Road, Toledo, IA 52342, or the Equal Opportunity Commission, U.S. Dept. of Interior, Washington, D.C. 20240.

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