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Thomas Mitchell County Park

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups


8 Reviews of Thomas Mitchell County Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Whitney S.
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2022

Oasis close to home

I have created a space in my minivan so I'm a vamping and I have reserved the same spot for one weekend a month for the next 8 months and I am so excited to have a place to come and relax while decompressing from My crazy Life.

  • this Creek runs past my campsite and throughout my entire hike I like the steps that they have here so we can go down and relax
  • for the past 12 years I've looked at this bridge it's only crossed it on my first hike here.
  • the former owner of this land
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Month of VisitMay
Shannon G.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2021

Creek side sites available

Thomas Mitchell park is located outside of Altoona Iowa on 197 acres. There are electric and non electric sites available. The outer loop has a creek that flows behind the sites with large stairs to get down to it. Kids were having a blast in the water. Some sites are reservable and some walk up.…

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Month of VisitJune
Thomas B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2020

Cute county park

Nice little county park just east of Des Moines with fairly easy access to I-80. Several other campers in the tent area, but very courteous and quiet. And no music! We arrived late and found a spot. LOTS of bugs and very loud peepers at dusk in the frog pond near the entrance, but they quieted…

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Thomas Mitchell County Park is located in Iowa


From I-80, take exit 143 (Altoona) south, turn east on 8th Street (turns into NE 46th St.). Turn south on 108th St. Park entrance 1/4 mile on west side.


41.64300017 N
93.37800028 W

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