COVID19 Openings and Closures

Lake Iowa Park openings as of June 24, 2020:

  • All 122 sites at Lake Iowa Campground are open for use.
  • Both shower houses with restrooms are open. Camp hosts clean them in the mornings and check them throughout the day to sanitize them on the weekends or busier times.
  • All pit toilets in the park are open
  • Kayaks and jon boats are available to rent. Please see the camp hosts or ranger on duty to rent a boat.
  • All waterways and trails are open to the public. Please practice social distancing.
  • The beach and roped swimming area is open to the public. Please practice social distancing.
  • All playgrounds and the Nature Center Playscape are open. Please practice social distancing.
  • Cabins, Shelters, the Roundhouse and Nature Center are open for reservations. Call 319-655-8465 for Nature Center, Roundhouse and shelter reservations and for cabin rentals go to
  • The Equestrian trail is open for use weather permitting.  Check trail conditions and possible closures here on our home page.

Lake Iowa Park closures as of June 24, 2020:

  • The Nature Center is closed to visitors unless you have a rental in the lower level. Guests must then stay in the lower level.