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The Valley

Space for 1 Rig
Any size
3 nights maximum

Notice Required
3 days
1 week max
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  • Slideouts Allowed
  • Generators Allowed
  • Barbecues Allowed
  • Lawnchairs Allowed
  • Pets Welcome


  • 50 Amp Electric Hookup
  • Water Hookup
  • Tow Vehicle Parking
  • Campfire Ring
  • None for hookups


Located off of a hwy 1 and 1/2 miles on gravel. Country living, timber, very respectable neighbors who watch out for you.

House Rules

If you smoke, throw your butts in a can or fire pit.

Access Road Conditions

Live in the country about a mile and a half off of hwy on a gravel road.

Tow Vehicle Parking Details

We live in the country so we have lots of room to park,.


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This is new for us so right now, we are available. Just shoot me an email. My husband and I are very very nice people and will help out any way we can.


Smithland, IA, United States of America

Suggested Local Attractions

Sioux City, Iowa and small town eating.

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Member Since
August 14, 2017
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8 Positive References

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References for The Valley


August 2020

Pleasant surprise

Our first road trip and we could not have found a nicer place, or nicer couple to spend it with. Our hosts have a wonderful little home carved out in the hills of western Iowa that is both inviting and peaceful, even the kitties made us feel at home. Accommodating, helpful, friendly and above all just an enjoyable couple to spend an evening with.

Thank you both. Looking forward to our return visit.


November 2019

A wonderful finale to our US travels

After a superb visit last year, we were kindly invited back for the grand, once a year, valley party. We decided to make this the limit of our 6 month US trip and we were not disappointed! Not only was it a lovely relaxing stay, but the party was really the icing on the cake - demonstrating the true friendship and hospitality that we have had the pleasure to receive in all of our Boondockers Welcome Stays.


July 2019

Treated like family

We greeted at the Valley with such a warm welcome! John and Cindy treated us like family, exchanging stories of life and just enjoying each other's company.

Such a nice place, good people, we will definitely stop again when we are in the area.


July 2019

Beautiful place and beautiful people.

This was just a spot half way between where we came from and where we were going. When we arrived it was beautiful and specious and the hosts greeted us with a huge hug. What makes this place special is the people. So friendly and accommodating and gracious. We have a big family but we all made an instant bond with these two. They are incredible and my kids all want to adopt them as their boondocking grandparents. We will be back!


June 2019

Friends more like family

Absolutely loved our visit with Cindy and John. An amazing couple that we found to be fun and talented. We fell in love and now added them as adopted family. God bless you. Look forward to seeing them again.


September 2018

A wonderful stay in the Valley with some special people

We hit it off straight away..... arrived as guests... left as great friends. They kindly allowed us to extend our stay and that had the double bonus of spending more time with these lovely people :) We had a tour of the Valley and shared time with their friends too... much fun was had by all, a memorable stay - sad to leave.


August 2018

Loveliest lil place!!

We loved this couple!! They are the sweetest people who have the best hearts!! Will be staying again!! Five out of 5 stars ⭐️


June 2018


We had a fantastic time with John and Cindy. It was like spending the evening with old friends. We had so much in common we stayed up half the night having a few drinks and a good laugh. Wish we had more time to spend with them and really hope we get to meet up again some day. You couldn’t ask for better hosts!