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Olde Town Park

Olde Town Park is located on the historic Mormon Trail and offers visitors a wonderful "back to nature" feeling by providing West Nishnabotna River access and primitive camping opportunities. The 9.5 acre park is a great place to picnic, camp, or inner tube down the river.


Campground Updates (as of April 6th, 2023):

  • The boat ramp has been renovated and is accessible. Park rangers are working to remove silt build-up from high waters in March.
  • Olde Town offers eight tent/RV campsites which are available year-round on a first-come, first-served basis for $20 per night.
  • Electric and water are on. Water is available at Olde Town year-round.
  • There is no dump station, but there is a dump station at Botna Bend Park in Hancock.
  • Please abide by registration, regulation, and fee signs, and have FUN!
Olde Town Park
12515 385th Street
Macedonia, Iowa 51549
(712) 741-5465

Park Admission:
$3.00 per vehicle, payable with exact change or check at the park entrance. Park Map

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Visit this picturesque picnic park just outside of the town of Macedonia, Iowa. Steeped in history, this small park is located at the site of a rare limestone bottom river crossing where Mormon settlers would cross the West Nishnabotna River on their way west.

This small park offers river access, restrooms, tent and RV campsites, a playground, picnic facilities, historical information, and beautiful views. 

Park Features

Tent & RV Camping

Please note that all campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To get an idea of how many sites are currently available, please call the park office. Campers do not need to pay park entry fees, but any visitors do unless they are a current Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation member.

  • Tent Camping: Three primitive sites | $10 per night
  • RV Camping: Eight sites available with electric | $20 per night | Water is accessible at four nearby water hydrants | Dump station accessible at nearby Botna Bend Park at 42926 Mahogany Road in Hancock, IA.
  • Pit toilets and four water hydrants are available year-round.

Click here to view the park map.

West Nishnabotna River Water Trail


River Level

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Park Staff

Jon Fenner

Botna Bend Park Ranger

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Cory Thomas

Assistant Park Ranger

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Old Town Park Map

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