Horseshoe Bend Shelter Houses Rental Information

Reservations must be made at least 24 hours prior to the event. (But a reservation during any calendar year may not be made until after January 1 of that year). Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis. If you wish to know the availability of facilities before filling out the application, please  e-mail dbooth@co.dickinson.ia.us for assistance in determining which shelter houses are available. (Reservations are not made over the phone).

RENT COSTS: Cost associated with renting shelter house will depend on which building is being rented. For understanding of following descriptions of shelter houses available, please refer to attached map.

WEST SHELTER house is an open shelter with garage doors on each side to accommodate ventilation and natural light. Building has electricity inside and water, restrooms and
playground located immediately adjacent. RENT COST of this building is $25 per day.

SOUTH SHELTER house is an enclosed shelter with a “house” design and consisting of two rooms. Large windows on all sides, large deck on north side of building, fireplace and supplemental electric heat, electricity inside and water and restrooms located immediately adjacent. RENT COST of this building is $60 per day.

Horseshoe Bend Shelter House Reservation Information

Horseshoe Bend Shelter House Reservation – Map & Form

The Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji does not take rentals.