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Lewis A. Jester County Park

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We have visited Jester Park several times & love the hiking & recreation options, but we just had... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Grimes, Iowa
via mobile

Beautiful, informative, enjoyable and fun. What a great wildlife space!! There is a prairie... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Turners Falls, Massachusetts
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“golf course”(4 reviews)
“bison”(6 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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11407 NW Jester Park Dr, Granger, IA 50109-9675
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the campground 1. They have a nice area with shaded camping lots. Might want to bring a rake as there is quite a few walnuts. We used a tent and a camper. The tent we had a difficult time finding a flat...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Loran S
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We have visited Jester Park several times & love the hiking & recreation options, but we just had the opportunity to enjoy the rental cabins for the first time this weekend. They were great! Clean spacious cabins with well-supplied kitchens (dishes, utensils, full-sized stove, microwave...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Beautiful, informative, enjoyable and fun. What a great wildlife space!! There is a prairie occupied by bison and elk that harkens back to early Iowa history when 85% of the state was prairie and thousands of these creatures roamed the land; a sheltered space to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank gaia43
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We camped at Jester Park and attended a wedding there. What a beautiful park and camp ground. It was well kept and clean, the showers and bathrooms were clean. It had electrical hook ups and we had a place over looking the lake. There are...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We were here on the beautiful last day of September. It takes a bit of driving into the park to get to the kids play area and the bison and elk, but a beautiful drive it is. See pics. There's the unfortunate sight of a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Really cool places and backgrounds for pictures or a nice store with your dogs. We have taken the past two years pictures out here for our Christmas cards.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Btiernan24
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Great place for photos all times of the year. They have bison and elk on site with a visitor's center. Camping and some nice cabins to rent. There's an improved lake with nice wooden walkways. Next door is a golf course. You can often see...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Randy K
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Every summer I go camping several times at Jester Park. I love to build a camp fire of tree limbs and roast my hot dogs and marsh mellows. The tent camping fee is under $10 a night. You would need an Iowa fishing license to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank david_hance_iowa
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were visiting the Ankeny area from Florida and wanted to find a place / time where we could get together with a number of friends and family that live in a wide range of surrounding communities. We found Jester Park, rented pavilion #3 on...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Regomatic
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We booked all 4 cabins for a family event and were very happy with them. They are only a couple of years old and you can't beat the price for the space you get. 3 of the 4 cabins sleep 6 and the other sleeps...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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