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Carroll County Camping COVID-19 Guidelines
 
Guidelines -
Posted on Friday May 08, 2020
 
See attached document for Carroll County Iowa COVID-19 Camping Guidelines
 

Campground Restrictions: Please Read Before Entering   Campground

On Friday, May 8th at 8:00am Carroll County Conservation Campgrounds (Swan Lake, Riverside
Park, Great Western Park, Dickson Timber, Richey Access) will open on a first come first serve basis.

The following restrictions will be in place and strictly enforced. Social distancing and gathering size requirements still apply.

Camping allowed in even numbered sites only (2,4,6,8 etc...) to maintain social distancing.
• Only self-contained camping units will be allowed. Self-contained means the camping unit must have its own restroom facilities inside the camping unit. Dump Stations will be opera-tional.
• Some additional campsites may be closed to ensure social distancing.
• Campers only in the campground, no visitors.
• Campfires at campsites are for occupants of that campsite only. No gathering of people  from other sites. 
• Campsites limited to 6 people, unless immediate family contains more than 6.
• No long-term recreational camping at this time. 14-day limit will be enforced.
• No firewood or ice sales for now.
• No Campground Host on duty, Campers must self-register at kiosks immediately after they get their camper set up, no exceptions.
• All shower buildings and restrooms are closed.
• Shelters, Cabins, Basketball Courts and Playgrounds remain closed.
• Education Center, concessions and offices are closed to the public. Paddleboat, kayak and canoe rentals are not available at this time.
• Trails, park open spaces and lake/river access remain open.

If you fail to follow these restrictions you will be asked to leave the campground. The restrictions are in place for your safety, public safety and staff safety.

The Carroll County Conservation Board highly recommends practicing social distancing and gathering size requirements so parks and campgrounds can remain open as a viable recreational opportunity. Campers and park users should assume personal responsibility and abide by the guidelines set forth.

We are monitoring the situation and as conditions change, so may our policies on park visitation and camping.

 

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