Rent Langwood

When it isn't being used for Environmental Education programs, Langwood Education Center is available for daytime or overnight use for all types of groups. Langwood has been used for weddings, business meetings, family reunions, scout outings, church camps, and more.

Reservations include use of the lodge, dormitory, restroom, pond, trails and grounds. The Challenge Course can be used for an additional fee. 

Watch a short video about Langwood Education Center - Rent it for your next outing!

Make a Reservation

User fees vary depending on the type of group, facilities used, and duration of stay. Rates are shown on the current reservation form.  

To make a reservation:

  1. Call 319-523-8381 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to see if your requested dates are open.
  2. If the dates you want are available, print the reservation form and fill it out completely.  We also have a list of Frequently Asked Questions to help groups plan their stay.
  3. Proof of insurance is required (starting July 1, 2017) showing a minimum of $100,000 liability insurance.
  4. If you plan to have beer or wine, a Special Use Permit is also required.  This permit is $25 (non-refundable) and requires a deposit of $100 cash (refundable if left in good condition).
  5. Return the completed reservation, rental fee, proof of insurance and Special Use Permit (if applicable) within 10 days  to:  Langwood Rental, 12635 County Road G56, Suite 101, Wapello, IA, 52653.   Sorry, we are not able to take credit cards at this time. 
  6. You will receive a letter confirming your reservation (usually via email) with the gate combo and other important information about your stay. 


Langwood has the following amenities available

  • Lodge with Full Kitchen 
  • Restroom with Showers
  • Dormitory with 21 Beds 
  • Challenge Course
  • Hiking Trails (approx. 3 miles of loops)
  • Bird Viewing Blind
  • Pond (about 5 acres)
  • Seven Canoes
  • Amphitheater
  • Fire Rings
  • Picnic Tables
  • Five Electric Hookups for Campers (50/30/20 amp service) - $10/hook-up/night
  • Water
  • Parking Lot


  • Hiking
  • Nature Study
  • Birding Watching
  • Fishing (pond)
  • Paddling (pond)
  • Challenge Course - requires LCC supervision & fee applies
  • Hunting and Trapping is NOT Allowed



Address: 14019 H Avenue,Wapello IA 52653

Downloads: Aerial photo and location map (.pdf)

Go to Louisa County Conservation Google Map to see all areas and be able to get directions



Contact Us

P: 319-523-8381

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Conservation Office

12635 CR G56, Suite 101

Wapello, IA 52653


Office Hours:

M - F, 9:00 - 3:00

Other times by chance or appointment