What does it cost to camp at Lake Iowa Park?
May 1st – September 30th = $16/night electric, $10/night tent
October 1st – April 30th = $10/night electric, $7/night tent

Can I reserve a campsite at Lake Iowa Park?
Unfortunately we cannot accept reservations. You can come up to 2 weeks in advance to save your spot by parking an RV or erecting a tent, but you must pay for the site each night it is set up.

Is there a limit on how long we can stay at the campground?
Yes, you can stay a maximum of 14 out of 21 nights in the campground.

What fish do you have at Lake Iowa?

  • Bluegill
  • Bullhead
  • Largemouth bass
  • Crappie
  • Channel and flathead catfish
  • Grass carp
  • Redear sunfish

Where are the closest places to Lake Iowa Park to buy a fishing license?

Is there a restriction on boat motors on Lake Iowa?
No, there is not. However, it is a “no-wake” lake.

Can I buy gift certificates?
Yes, we offer gift certificates for camping at Lake Iowa Park. Each certificate costs $16 and is good for one night of camping at a campsite. Please contact us if you are interested in purchasing gift certificates.

On which of your multi-use properties do you allow public hunting?

  • Gunderson Wildlife Area
  • Pheasant Ridge Wildlife Area
  • English River Wildlife Area
  • I-80 Wildlife Area
  • Big Bend Conservation
  • Butler Timber Reserve
  • Bertsler Woods
  • Simmons Timber Reserve
  • Schlesselman Wildlife Area

How can I work there?
Under Employment, you will see the open position descriptions and find the Iowa County Application.

There is a hurt raptor, who do I call?
Call RARE. RARE seeks to enrich lives by engaging in and promoting responsible stewardship of the environment through education, research, and pro-active efforts to preserve wildlife. Look them up at: http://theraregroup.org/.

To report an injured raptor: Call 319-248-9770.  If they are unable to take your call, please leave a message with your name and phone number. They monitor their phone messages and email several times a day, 8AM-6PM.