FAQs

The campground is open for day use visitors Sunday thru Thursday 10am to 7pm and Fridays & Saturdays 10am to 7pm. The cost is $25 per person, per day and this includes admission into the park and wristbands for the WIBIT water inflatable playground (wristbands include the water inflatable playground, pedal boats and paddle boards). An adult must be present at all times with children 16 years of age or younger.

Wristbands for the WIBIT water inflatable playground are not included with reservations. Wristbands can be purchased as an add on when booking your reservation, they are $20 per person and good for the entire duration of the reservation. The wristbands include pedal boats, paddle boards and the inflatable playground. All other amenities are included in your stay with the exception of paid activities and rental tubes (tubes are $5 per tube, per hour).

To expedite the check-in process, please agree to the terms and conditions provided with your reservation confirmation prior to your check-in. You will also receive a pre-arrival email a few days before your scheduled arrival date where you can do the same.

Check in at 3pm and check out at 11am on all campsites and lodging units. Please do not arrive early, as we do not have parking for campers. We do not offer late check out or early drop offs.

If you have rented a recreational camping unit from an outside source, the individual dropping off or picking up the unit must alert the office staff on arrival. Units may be brought to the campground any time after check in, 3pm the day of your reservation and picked up the day of check out between the hours of 9am and 11am. Any other arrangements will need to be made through the campground office (319) 465-4665 prior to check-in date.

If you have opted to bring a personal golf cart you will need to provide proof of insurance and valid driver’s license on all drivers. To speed up the check in process you can email this information to reservations@jellystonemonticello.com, please be sure to include the date you are checking in and the name the reservation is booked under. Please keep in mind this is for use on campground property only and does not pertain to use off of campground property. Arrangements must be made with the Monticello Police Department if you wish to use your personal golf cart on public roadways.

Each guest will receive a schedule of events happening at the park when they check in. This will provide information on activities, locations and times of activities happening during your stay.

Wristbands will be required to be worn by all campers and visitors staying on property for the duration of your stay if it coincides with The Great Jones County Fair Week. All guests and visitors must be registered with the office during business hours in order to re-enter campground property. All vehicles must have valid car passes or will be towed at the owner’s expense. Rental golf carts are not permitted to leave campground property.

Fishing in the lake is included with your stay and does not require an Iowa fishing license as it is private property. Fishing in the river will require the appropriate state licence as it is a public waterway.

Cancellations made 10 days prior to your check-in date will receive a full refund less a $30 cancellation fee or a rain check for the full amount paid. Cancellations made within 10 days of the check-in date are non-refundable.

*Please see campground rules for any other pertinent information. *