Regular occupancy is the number of people that can be accommodated for the beds/futons available in the cabin. Maximum occupancy is the absolute maximum number of people allowed to stay in the cabin. If the maximum number of occupants is greater than the regular occupancy, the renter is responsible for providing sleeping accommodations for the additional occupants. Regular occupancy is 10 and maximum capacity is 11.
KEY INFORMATION: The cabin will be unlocked prior to arrival and the key will be left in the cabin. The key should be left on the table when checking out.
DAMAGE DEPOSIT REQUIRED: A $100 damage deposit is required in addition to the rental fee. The deposit must be paid separate from the rental fee. The damage deposit is due upon arrival or a check can be mailed to the park office at least 7-14 days in advance. Checks should be made payable to Iowa DNR. Cash deposits must be returned in person. Checks will be returned by park staff at check-out or returned by mail upon satisfactory inspection of the facility. Mail the check to:
Black Hawk State Park
227 S Blossom Street
Lake View, IA 51450
Use and Cleaning Rules:
Renters must provide their own bedding, pillows, towels/washcloths and other toiletry items, cooking utensils, pots and pans, dishes and some cleaning items such as paper towels, dish soap, etc.
Renters are responsible for adhering to general use rules for this facility and cleaning the facility prior to vacating. Some cleaning supplies such as mops, brooms, vacuums, cleaning agents will be provided. A complete list of the general rules and cleaning procedures can be found on the Iowa DNR website at www.iowadnr.gov and entering “Cabin Rentals” in the site search box located right above the “Inside DNR” tab.
Renters are responsible for cleaning up after their dogs including excrement outside. Pets are not allowed to run at large and should be kept on a leash or confined when outside the cabin/yurt. Please do not leave pets unattended. Pet owners are financially responsible for any damage caused by their pets or extra clean-up that may be required.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is not responsible for items that are lost, stolen, or become damaged. Renters are financially responsible for any damage to state park property or extra cleaning that may be required.