Modern and primitive camping sites with showers are available at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt, Jester Park, Thomas Mitchell Park, and Yellow Banks Park. All parks located in Polk County Conservation approximately 30 minutes from downtown Des Moines, IA. Sites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Limited campsites at each park can be reserved online. Go to our website to view information about each specific park and the amenities it provides. Parks are well-maintained, scenic, affordable, and offer a lot of diverse amenities for campers.