Alerts and Important Information
Dog-Friendly Cabin: Only dogs and assistive animals are allowed in this cabin. A limit of no more than 2 dogs applies to this cabin.
KEY INFORMATION: Key will be in lock box at the lodge. The access code for the lock box is the last 4 digits of the reservee’s primary phone number on the reservation account. Return key to lock box when the rental is over.
DAMAGE DEPOSIT REQUIRED: A $50 damage deposit is required in addition to the rental fee. The deposit must be paid separate from the rental fee. The damage deposit is due upon arrival or a check can be mailed to the park office at least 7-14 days in advance. Checks should be made payable to Iowa DNR. Cash deposits must be returned in person. Checks will be returned by park staff at check-out or returned by mail upon satisfactory inspection of the facility. Mail the check to:
Green Valley State Park
1480 130th Street
Creston, IA 50801
Use and Cleaning Rules:
Renters must provide their own bedding, pillows, towels/washcloths and other toiletry items, cooking utensils, pots and pans, dishes and some cleaning items such as paper towels, dish soap, etc.
Renters are responsible for adhering to general use rules for this facility and cleaning the facility prior to vacating. Some cleaning supplies such as mops, brooms, vacuums, cleaning agents will be provided. A complete list of the general rules and cleaning procedures can be found on the Iowa DNR website at www.iowadnr.gov and entering “Cabin Rentals” in the site search box located right above the “Inside DNR” tab.
Renters are responsible for cleaning up after their pets including pet hair in the facility and excrement outside. Please place fitted sheets over futons to reduce the amount of pet hair on furniture. Pets are not allowed to run at large and should be kept on a leash or confined when outside the cabin/yurt. Please do not leave pets unattended in cabins. Pet owners are financially responsible for any damage caused by pets and any extra cleaning resulting from pets.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is not responsible for items that are lost, stolen, or become damaged. Renters are financially responsible for any damage to state park property or extra cleaning that may be required.
Certain areas within Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Kansas, Ohio, Wisconsin, Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Ontario, and Quebec (Canada) are currently under a federal firewood transport quarantine established by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to prevent the spread of emerald ash borer (EAB). It is felt that EAB may be resident in the wood and could be spread through firewood transport to un-infested areas. It is in direct violation of the USDA APHIS quarantine for you to bring firewood from a quarantined state or county into Iowa and to transport firewood from quarantined counties within Iowa outside of the quarantine area. Please do not bring firewood from your state into Iowa. For more information about EAB and the federal quarantine areas, please visit: www.iowadnr.gov/firewood
Water and Shower/Restroom Availability: Park staff generally try to have the water on and shower buildings and dump stations open by mid April. Park staff generally start closing down shower buildings and turning off water and dump stations around mid-October depending upon the weather. A pit latrine is available for off-season camping. If you are interested in camping in early April or later in October, there is no guarantee modern facilities will be available.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellation fee of $5 for online cancellations or $7 for call center cancellations applies for all cancellations. Cancellations which occur 15-29 days prior to arrival will result in a forfeiture of one night's/day's rental fee and tax plus the cancellation fee. Cancellations less than 15 days prior to the arrival date will result in a forfeiture of two night's/day's rental fee and tax plus the cancellation fee. If the cancel fee plus the forfeiture amount exceeds the total amount of fees originally paid, DNR will not collect any additional money.
Change Policy: A $5 change fee applies. The last day to change a reservation is 15 days prior to arrival if paying by credit/debit card and 21 days prior to arrival if paying by check.
Reservation Website: iowastateparks.reserveamerica.com
Reservation Call Center: 1-877-427-2757
Stay Requirements: This cabin has a minimum 2-night stay requirement.