The Boone County Fairgrounds offers a modern, clean, and well-maintained campgrounds located on the NE corner of the fairgrounds.

The Campgrounds is open April 1 - November 1
(unless unusually cold temperatures occur)


The Campgrounds is close to everything in Boone and only 15 minutes away from Ames and Iowa State University.  We are also conveniently located within 40 minutes of the Des Moines metro area.  Local attractions in Boone include Ledges State Park, the Boone Racetrack, Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad, and many other attractions.


- Over 50 Camper Sites
- Shower House
- Bathroom Facilities
- Electrical Service: 30 and 50 Amp Hookups
- Water Hydrants
- Dump Station


***Please Note, rates have changed for the 2014 camping season***

Daily Camper Rate: $16 per night

Weekly Camper Rate: $90 per week

Monthly Camper Rate: $325 per month

Non Electrical Hookup Camping Rate: $10 per night

Fees include use of shower and bathroom facilities, electrical hookup, water, and dump station usage.

Cost for using the dump station if you are not camping with us is $10.  Please call ahead at 515-432-5899, as our dump station is locked at all times.

Registration and Reservations

The Campgrounds is available for use anytime except during winter months (October - March).  Campers must complete a registration form and submit payment in the drop-box located at the Shower House.  During busy times of the year, campers may reserve a camp site my contacting the Boone County Fairgrounds - Fair Manager at (515) 432-5899 or by email


Campground Restroom and Shower House