Rental Options

Maser Monarch Lodge

The Maser Monarch Lodge is available one year in advance of reservation date. Shelter rental is included with lodge rental. The lodge capacity is 150 people.

Rates:
Peak season (May 1-Sept. 30) - 8 a.m.-10 p.m
Friday $850
Saturday $1,000
Sunday $700

Regular season (Oct. 1-April 30) - 8 a.m.-10 p.m
Friday $500
Saturday $750
Sunday $350

Monday - Thursday (8 a.m.-4 p.m.) $200

At the time of your reservation, we will pre-approve a deposit/damage fee of $350 per reservation.

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.

Nature Center Outdoor Shelter House

If the lodge is not rented, the shelter can be rented starting one month in advance for $60. Please call or email to inquire about renting the shelter if there is no lodge rental on your desired date(s).

712-336-6352  |  naturecenter@co.dickinson.ia.us

Horseshoe Bend Warming House

The Horseshoe Bend Warming House is available one year in advance of 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.

Rates:
$60/day

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