Pet-Free Cabin: This cabin is designated as a pet-free cabin. No pets are allowed in this cabin.
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.
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.
Lake Darling State Park will not be taking reservations due to park renovations. Reservations will be taken as soon as the projects are complete.
KEY INFORMATION: Renters should to the park office to pick up the cabin key the day of check-in. Renters should leave the keys on the table in the cabin and lock the door behind them when they check-out. If renters will not be able to check in at 4:00 p.m., please call the park office to make arrangements for a later check-in time.
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:
Lake Darling State Park
111 Lake Darling Road
Brighton, IA 52540