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Shower Buildings and Dump Station closed on October 15th: Both shower buildings and the dump station will be closed October 15th for the winter in South Lake Campground. The electric sites and frost free water hydrants will remain on year round. Six Pines Campground water hydrants will be turned off October 30, 2014 for the winter.
Last Minute Cabin Rentals: If you are unable to reserve a cabin online because the reservation window has closed, you must call the Backbone Concessionaire at 563-933-2273 regarding cabin availability. All last minute cabin rentals are handled by park concessionaire and should be done prior to arriving at the park.

Backbone State Park, IA

Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Tue Jun 30 2015   Later Dates

Booking Window


Day-use Lodge

Mon Apr 06 2015 - Wed Mar 30 2016

Reservations must be made 7 Day(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.


Family Cabins Deluxe

Mon Apr 06 2015 - Wed Mar 30 2016

Reservations must be made 7 Day(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.


Family Cabins Modern

Mon Apr 06 2015 - Wed Mar 30 2016

Reservations must be made 7 Day(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.


Shelters

Mon Apr 06 2015 - Wed Mar 30 2016

Reservations must be made 7 Day(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.


Standard Electric

Wed Apr 01 2015 - Tue Jun 30 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Day(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 3 Month(s) in advance.


Standard Full Hook-Up

Wed Apr 01 2015 - Tue Jun 30 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Day(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 3 Month(s) in advance.


Standard Non-Electric

Wed Apr 01 2015 - Tue Jun 30 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Day(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 3 Month(s) in advance.


Tent Only

Wed Apr 01 2015 - Tue Jun 30 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Day(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 3 Month(s) in advance.


Youth Group Only

Wed Apr 01 2015 - Tue Jun 30 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Day(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 3 Month(s) in advance.



Booking Rules

Camping - 3 months up to 2 days prior to arrival Cabins/Lodges/Shelters - 12 months up to 4 days prior to arrival during peak season. 12 months up to 7 days prior to arrival during off-season.