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Webster County campgrounds to open May 15

Camping in Webster County will once again be possible on May 15.

The RV sites at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park and Gypsum City OHV Park will open at 8 a.m.

Only campers with self-contained restroom units will be permitted.

All modern restrooms, shower houses, shelter, lodges, overnight accommodations and playgrounds will remain closed.

The reservation system for sites at Gypsum City is accepting reservations beginning May 15.

County park visitors and campers are expected to maintain proper social distancing with at least six feet of separation.

Campsites are to be occupied by the tenants of that site only at all times. No more than six people are to occupy a site at a time.

There will be no firewood sales, canoe/kayak rentals, cabin reservations, or concessions offered at any of the parks.

All conservation department buildings, including the main office, remain closed.

Parks, wildlife areas and trails are open and will remain open as long as visitors are able to maintain proper social distancing.

For more information, call 515-576-4258 or email conservation@webstercountyia.org.

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