Pet Friendly Hotels
There are many hotels that are pet-friendly in the Des Moines and Ames area.
Hickory Grove Park: https://www.mycountyparks.com/County/Story/Park/Hickory-Grove-Park.aspx
Twin Anchors Campground: https://www.twinanchorscampgrounds.com/
Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt (reservations not allowed): https://www.mycountyparks.com/county/polk/Park/Chichaqua-Bottoms-Greenbelt.aspx
La Quinta by Wyndham in Altoona, Iowa
Microtel Inn and Suites in Ames, Iowa: https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/microtel/ames-iowa/microtel-inn-and-suites-ames/overview