Files and Resources

Download a variety of files and resources related to the Villages of Van Buren.  Browse our visitor guide and collection of maps, or download articles and registration forms.


Brochures and Visitor Informaton

Des Moines River Water Trail Brochure (846.9K)
Map & Access points along the water trail in Van Buren County.
Bentonsport Walking Tour PDF (963.2K)
Keo Rlf Application Form (112.9K)
Keo Rlf Guidelines Final (209K)
Bike Van Buren F.A.Q (569.9K)
Fantastic Road Trips of SE Iowa (1.8MB)
A guide to several fabulous day trips to surrounding counties with the Villages of Van Buren being the "hub" of the adventure!
Forgotten Villages 2016 Update (1.1MB)
Lake Sugema BCA (1.8MB)
Shimek Forest BCA (1.5MB)
Life Along the Lower Des Moines River
Community Organizations (164K)
Houses Of Worship (241.3K)
The Mormon Pioneer Traul Across Iowa In 1846 (1.3MB)
Douds Brochure 19 (308.3K)
Great Times (72.1K)
Sdf 2020 Brochure Pg 2 (1.4MB)
Citv Brochure 2020 Reduced (528.7K)
2022 Scenic Drive Festival Brochure (653K)
2023 Scenic Drive Festival Brochure Compressed (389.1K)
2023 Christmas In The Villages Brochure Compressed (1.7MB)
J40 Farm Crawl 2024 Brochure (555.2K)
Vvb Villages Guide 2024 Compressed (1.6MB)

Registration Forms

VBC Historical Society Membership (14.9K)
Support the historical preservation efforts in Van Buren County.
Owner Occupied Guidelines 2016 1 (146.2K)
Owner Occupied Housing Application December 2015 Web 1 (346.2K)
Lchd Temporary License Application 2019 (395K)
Bike Vb Liability Waiver Approved By Co. Attorney Covid Added 2020 (102.5K)
2021 Registration Form Keo C (252.6K)
2021 Golftournamentflyer (534.9K)
Camping Forms Vbc 2021 (196.9K)
Keosauqau 2022 Fall Festival Vendor App (108.3K)
Bonaparte Vendor Permit Application Form (40.8K)
2023 Vendor Application Bentonsport (166.9K)
Bentonsport Memorial Day and Scenic Drive Festival Vendors
2023 Downtown Keosauqua Fall Festival Vendor App (342.3K)
Downtown Keosauqua Fall Festival Vendor
17th Annual Fall Run & Trail Walk Registration Form (1.3MB)
Bike Van Buren Mail In Registration Return Form (225.4K)
Stockport Lions May and September Events (27.8K)

Vendor Applications

Camping Forms Vbc 2019 20 (198.4K)
Douds Vendor Application Final (583.1K)
Stockport Vendor Application3 (677.9K)
2021 Vendor Application Bentonsport (144.9K)
Bloom and Bark Vender Letter, Application, Liability (1.2MB)
Annual Temp License Application 2021 (416K)
Annual Temp License Application 2021 (416K)
Bentonsport 2024 Food Vendor Application Final Pdf (643.9K)
Bentonsport 2024 Vendor Application Final Pdf (544.7K)
Bloom And Bark Vendor Application Fall Fest 2024 (167.5K)
2024 Farmers Market Website Form (737K)

Attractions, Events and Itineraries

Fixed Summer Rally (1.7MB)
Ranch Horse Show Series at River Valley Lodge (199K)
Morris Park Experience The West Adventure (3.1MB)
Bike Weekend In Keosauqua (465.1K)
Poster 2021 Heritage Day Small Size (225.6K)
Douds Day (507.9K)
Summer Rally (3.1MB)
Fixed Summer Rally (3.2MB)
Fixed Summer Rally (1.7MB)
Morris Park 2021 Scenic Drive Festival Flyer (2.2MB)
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Birmingham Homecoming (889.6K)
Douds Field Day (212.6K)
2022J40brochure (1.2MB)
Stockport 2022 Bbq Days (114.6K)
Stockport Bbq Days Lawnmower Demo (100.8K)
Stockport Bbq Days Car Show (1.3MB)
Stockport Bbq Days Truck & Tractor Pull (748.8K)
2022 End Of Summer Ralley (196.9K)
2022 Christmas In The Villages Brochure Resized (592.4K)
2023 Heritage Day Festivities Schedule (195.2K)


Van Buren Iowa DOT Map (1.2MB)
Lake Sugema Map - Fish and Wildlife Area (592.8K)
Lake Sugema Updated Map (1.6MB)
Lake Sugema Campground (544K)
VB Public Hunting Access (299.2K)
Map of Public Hunting Areas for Van Buren and SW Lee Counties, Iowa
Township And Range West (300.9K)
Western half of Van Buren County
Township And Range East (310.7K)
Eastern half of Van Buren County
Lake Sugema Campground Layout (290K)
Historic Hills Scenic Byway (467K)
Van Buren Co. Cemetery Map (2.4MB)
Ia Vanburen Lakesugema 20736 725 0 0 1 (45.7K)
Vbco Cemeteries Gps (211.4K)
Laceykeosauquamap (46.3K)
Vovb Map Scenic Drive2016 (615.2K)
Shimekhike Map (1) (202.9K)
Shimekhorse Map (154.9K)
Keosauqua Trails (908.4K)
Milton Trail Map (84.5K)
Waubonsie Park Trail Map (49.6K)
Indian Lake Park (90.1K)
Bentonsport Trails 1 (1.4MB)
Morris Park Trails (1.4MB)
Lindsay Wilderness Area (2MB)
Sugema Trail 1 (1.5MB)


Online Friend Form (104.6K)
2019 Calendar Of Events Submission (65.9K)
2019 Membership Benefits (123.5K)
Friend Of Villages Donation Form 2021 (154.2K)


The Iowa Boy (20.2K)
Read an article by Chuck Offenburger in the Des Moines Register about his trip to Van Buren County.
Historic Register_ Bonaparte School (268.6K)
Bentonsport Rose Garden March/April 2007 Edition "The Iowan" (4.3MB)
Tony Sanders' Indian Artifact Museum Feb/March 2009 Edition "Our Iowa" (3.1MB)
Abner Martin Nrhp Application (275.9K)
Community Services Directory 2017 (480.8K)

Iowa Temporary Food Permit Info

Lchd Temporary License Application Iowa (416K)
Nonprofit Flowchart (20.4K)
Operator'S Guidelines To Temporary Food Service Establishments (108K)
Pre Event Self Checklist (869.4K)
Event Application 2019 (384.2K)
Temporary Food License Application (330.2K)