The Boone County Fairgrounds offers a modern, clean, and well-maintained campgrounds located on the NE corner of the fairgrounds.
The Campgrounds is open April 1 - November 1
(unless unusually cold temperatures occur)
The Campgrounds is close to everything in Boone and only 15 minutes away from Ames and Iowa State University. We are also conveniently located within 40 minutes of the Des Moines metro area. Local attractions in Boone include Ledges State Park, the Boone Racetrack, Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad, and many other attractions.
- Over 80 Camper Sites
- Shower House
- Flushing Toilets
- Electrical Service: 20, 30 or 50 Amp Hookups
- Water Hookups (not at every campsite)
-Sewer Hookups (not at every campsite)
- Dump Station
Primitive Camping (no hookups)
Electric Only (we have 20, 30 or 50 amps available)
$90/week (7 nights)
$325/month (30 or 31 nights)
Electric & Water
$120/week (7 nights)
$500/month (30 or 31 nights)
Full Hookups (Electric, Water & Sewer)
$168/week (7 nights)
$700/month (30 or 31 days)
Fees include use of shower and bathroom facilities and dump station usage.
Cost for using the dump station if you are not camping with us is $10. Please call ahead at 515-432-5899, as our dump station is locked at all times.
Cost for showering on site, of you are not camping with us is $5/person
Registration and Reservations
Pre-registration is only required during busy times including by not limited to (Super Nationals-1st week of Sept, County Fair-3rd week of July, Farm Progress Show-Last week of August, etc.) To pre-register a site, please contact the Fairgrounds at (515) 432-5899 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Camping during non-busy times is at a first come first serve basis. Campers must complete a registration form and submit payment in the drop-box located at the Shower House.