Rental Options

Horseshoe Bend Warming House

The Horseshoe Bend Warming House is available one year in advance of the reservation date. The warming house capacity is 60 people. The warming house includes a seating area with picnic tables as well as an indoor wood-burning fireplace.


At the time of your reservation, we will pre-approve a deposit/damage fee of $100 per reservation.

To rent the warming house, call Horseshoe Bend at (712)-338-4786

Maser Monarch Lodge

The Maser Monarch Lodge is available one year in advance of reservation date. Shelter rental is included with lodge rental.  A sound system upgrade is happening in late 2022.


Capacity 150
150 folding chairs
25 - 5 ft round tables
6 - 6 ft banquet tables
Kitchen with commercial freezer and refrigerator
ADA accessible
projector, screen

Peak season (May 1-Sept. 30)       8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Monday - Thursday                      $200
Friday                                           $850
Saturday                                    $1,000
Sunday                                         $600

Regular season (Oct. 1-April 30)     8 a.m.-10 p.m

Monday - Thursday                     $200
Friday                                           $500
Saturday                                      $750
Sunday                                        $350

To book the Peak Season Weekend Package (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) at a discounted rate of $2000, call the Nature Center directly, 712-336-6352.

We reserve the right to charge for damages upon property inspection at the end of your rental.

Black-out dates when the lodge/shelter are not available: First Friday in September each year (our Bee & Butterfly Festival), Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Easter.

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