6 Parks near Osceola, Iowa
May 2016 - $20.00
This is an RV park at least a quarter of a mile from the casino. One can call the casino for a ride from your site. Registration for the campground is at the entrance of the casino. There are no toilets or showers in the campground. There are toilets in the casino. And a restaurant. This is very handy from I-35. Well kept, but watch out for the goose poop. - suerover
May 2016 - $20.00
Select a site and either call for a ride or walk to the casino to pay. Buffet prices have skyrocketed since our last stay. Roads are in very bad repair and narrow. Saw one site that had been widened and cement replaced with gravel. Goose poop is everywhere! Grass was tall and puddles/mud made it very difficult to walk the dogs. Could really be a nice campground if they maintained it. Would stay again in a pinch. - BigRigTravelerUSA
Apr 2016 - $20.00
We stay at this campground twice a year. Once on the way south in the fall, once in the spring on the way home. We stay here because it is the only campground open late in the fall, and early in the spring. The park is getting very run down. The site pads are broken, there are ruts on almost every site, the light post don't work, the electric post are in sad shape, with broken outlets, there are leaky faucets everywhere. Maybe if they would take some of what they take in and make some repairs it would help. No attendant at the park and you have to hike up to the casino to pay. - oldtimers
Jun 2016 - $20.00
We called ahead to ask about the campground and reserve a site. No reservations accepted, unless you are bringing a large group or coming for the weekend. OK, so we asked how full the campground was currently and were told there were plenty of sites just go in and pick one, fill out the paperwork and deposit it and payment at the self service kiosk. We asked if the park could handle a 45' motorhome and were told no problem the sites are all 70 feet.
The park has 34 camp sites with 20/30/50 provided at every site: 22 sites have full hookups (E/W/S), 11 have E/W only and 1 has E only. All sites are back in and according to the campground brochure they are 15' X 50', there is no extra parking anywhere. We arrived at 12:30 PM on a Tuesday, only 1 FHU site was available for our week in Winterset as the site reservations were not until June 28 according to the sign. Most sites were reserved beginning the next day, Wed, or Friday. Come in prepared to go somewhere else if the no-reservation system is working like it did for us.
With that being said, this is a great little park! Quiet right on the south east side of town. The city park it is attached to is a wonderful place to walk, bicycle, have a picnic and enjoy nature. It is a quick drive to visit the "Bridges of Madison County" and the John Wayne Birthplace and Museum. - Harley Oma
Jun 2015 - $17.00
This city park campground is a real gem; the city park service that administers this campground is a real credit to their profession. As city campgrounds go, this one should be rated an 11! The full hookups were adequate; the water faucet is placed between two spaces so make sure you come here with more than a 25 foot fresh water hose. The only improvements that could make the park absolutely perfect would be to add more gravel to areas that can become muddy when heavy rains come and the park should add co-mingled recycling. You really do need to call ahead if you wish to stay on a weekend or holiday during the prime spring and summer season. There are lots of things to see and do in the area; so, plan to stay a while if you can. We would definitely stay here again. - Kent and Margaret
Aug 2014 - $19.00
This city park is very clean, well-maintained, and quiet. The gravel road loops around to all the gravel back-in sites. Sites are rather wide, as the trailers are stagger-parked on each side of the loop. Restrooms were clean with 2 shower stalls that were spotless. As the county seat of Madison County, the town's small businesses are alive and well - many within a longer walk around the town square. Right at the park is a fun corn maze, and a 1-mile trail to historic stone Clark Tower. Good Verizon phone and MiFi connections. - AluminumCloud
Sep 2013 - $16.00
This is a very nice, clean park which we really enjoyed. The sites are easy to get into and fairly spacious. The park is on a beautiful lake with many activities including hiking trails, fishing, boat rentals and swimming. We stayed here over labor day weekend and although the park was full, it didn't feel crowded. The restrooms were clean and well maintained. Will definitely stay here again when passing through. - User3145
Jun 2011 - $18.00
Plenty of room to hike and bike. Be careful on the upper camping area, the turns on the west side on very tight. Cutbacks have affected Iowa campgrounds as some of the picnic areas are not being mowed, just paths to and around them. - stetwood
Sep 2010 - $16.00
Wonderful, quiet campground. Shade trees at lots of the sites. Playground is not directly in the campground, but a little ways away. There is a beach at the lake and there is also canoe, kayak and paddle boat rentals. Very clean and yes, the DNR drives through frequently. Lots of white tail deer to see. - CampingMomIA
May 2008 - $16.00
Be careful if coming from the North through town, our GPS wanted us to route us under a bridge less than 10 ft high. The RedBuds were in full bloom and beautiful. The fishing is apparently very good here and in the area. The campsites are quite close so it gets a 7 instead of a nine. - stetwood
Jun 2016 - $21.00
We stayed 4 nights. Great park, gravel and cement pads. We loved the park, quiet and beautiful surroundings, wild life and trees. It is clean, the hosts were very friendly and helpful. - gooneybird
Jul 2015 - $20.00
Loved this park, we stayed in full sun for our sat dish and all utilities worked great. Very quiet and peaceful. Close to the town of Wintersett and all the covered bridges. - michelle 17
Jun 2015 - $18.00
Arriving at the park's main North entrance, we pulled through the rock tunnel with ease. NOTE 12-1/2' height limit here, taller RVs should use the 4 mile gravel road entrance on the park's East side.
We met up with a friend of ours, and stayed in the shady back-in spots. Another friend opted to stay in the wide open full-sun campground loop that has pull-through concrete pads and good satellite reception. All the campground roads are gravel. Our almost-level gravel site was well spaced with a picnic table. The 30 amp electricity was nice for running our air conditioner. The water spigots are located between sites and have a "Y" for both trailers to use at the same time. We did have afternoon sun on our patio side, while sites across the road had morning sun on their doors. A storm the day before left the sites covered with small branches, which we used as kindling for our campfire.
The park's ford was washed out from the rain, so we did not wade or play in the water. The other roads were open for walking.
Verizon MiFi worked some times during the day - OK by me.
We will return. - AluminumCloud