Hobby Farm Iowa
This is a Boondockers Welcome host in Council Bluffs, IA
Max Rig Size
Same Day Requests
We have a dog that is friendly with people, not so much other dogs. Cows and chickens can be visited in our presence. Please provide hookup fees before departure. I dont want to have to ask, (yes, I have had to). We have guests often and could not afford the electric bill without your help. We are able to park larger rigs, like motorhome if you detach your towable. Suggested Local Attractions:Here in Council Bluffs we have 3 Casino's, an Old Market area here and in Omaha, 10 miles away. Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha. Shopping, gas (w diesel), restaurants and bars and theater closeby. Great scenic Motorcycling rides and Iowa is a no helmet state. We both have fulltime jobs, Monday-Friday we arent usually home from work til 5:00pm cst. Arrangements for earlier arrival will need to be discussed before the day of arrival.
Vehicle Suitability Information
Offleash Area for Pets
Outdoor Cooking Allowed
Electric Hookup: 30A
Separate Tow Vehicle Parking
Campfire Ring Provided
RV Dump Station
During the work week, quiet time after 10pm please. Smoking is allowed, please dispose of butts properly, not on our grounds. Target practice is allowed, only if we are home for safety and liability reasons. Pastures have locked gates, they should remain that way unless we are present to lock them back up. Children are allowed, but need to be mindful of their whereabouts so they are not injured or bothering the livestock. We can discuss arrival and departure times. Trash receptacle located at the end of the lane by the road where you enter.
Access Road Conditions: There is 1/4 mile gravel to our lane which is also gravel. Very easy access. If you pull up to the house watch for the overhead electric line close to the house. There is space to turn around when leaving. No charge if using no electric, water or dump station. Tow Vehicle Parking Details: Parking next to your rig
Hosted By HobbyFarmIowa
Conservative, folks that are a hoot to hang with.Very friendly and accommodating Details: We are just plain folk, he is a business owner, she is a Nurse. We are right off of I-80 exit 6. Close to shopping, restaurants and bars. Omaha NE just across the river with the great Henry Doorly Zoo and the Old Market area. Motorcycle folks, we have beautiful country roads, just miles from our place. We have a nice area for target practicing your pistol, rifle or AR. We request we be home when any shooting takes place for safety of course. We have electric, water and dump station. Home Town: Council Bluffs Iowa, right in the center of the midwest. Favorite Boondocking Locations: We havent done much, but are anxious too. We spent 46.00 plus 8.00 park fee recently at a state park. Not in a big hurry to do that again. Skills or Expertise to Share: He is a jack of all trades. She is a Nurse and loves canning what we grow.
Availability for RV Camping
References for this location from other RVers
2 weeks ago
We would love to stay there again. The hosts Jim and Bev are very friendly. A great area to park our RV.
1 month ago
The owners are SOOO nice. Just a down to earth couple.
1 month ago
we truly enjoyed our stay at the hobby farm. Very close to Council Bluffs and Omaha and we found it very easy to park as well as very easy to find the location. The whole store wonderful and were able to supply us with everything we needed.
2 months ago
Beautiful place to stay at for a night. It was quiet and you get to see and feed animals. The owners were friendly and very helpful when we arrived. I would definitely recommend them.
2 months ago
Host were extremely friendly and helpful. Lovely views in a quiet country setting.