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3 RV Parks near Shenandoah, Iowa
We did however find 3 campgrounds within 25 miles of Shenandoah. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Shenandoah in the left hand column.
Feb 2017 - $11.00
We were here off-season so the cost was very low. The flush toilets and showers were not available, but our site had water at a freezeproof faucet. We arrived on. Tuesday, and we had the campground to ourselves both nights we were here. The electric sites were roomy, and the tent sites (no electricity) were smaller but still well kept. The park is in the Loess Hills, ancient hills from previous variations in the Missouri River's path (the current river is about 5 miles away). There is a nice playground and a small lake that looks nice for,fishing. There are also a number of cabins. I am sure this is a very busy site in summer, but it was perfect for a couple of nights while we were traveling. - UTTransplant
Sep 2014 - $16.00
This campground is easy on/off I-29. Do not take the first turn for the state park off of IA-2. Instead take the second turn at the advice of the ranger. I would not call this state park big rig friendly. There are only one or two sites for a big rig and low hanging trees are an issue. This state park is suffering from a lack of funding and staff and it shows. It seems that the staff spent the majority of the summer correcting a water issue and during that time there was no water available even in the bathhouse. The water is now back in service. The roads in the campground are very narrow and there is a section where a downed tree took out part of the road. We asked and were granted permission to trim some trees so we could exit safely. We did not use the bathhouse or dump station. Verizon cell was marginal and sporadic, Our ATT mifi card would also not work. The ranger was friendly and helpful trying to make our stay a pleasant one. There are several truck stops and a couple of restaurants located right across the state line in Nebraska near I-29 but beware as they only sell bio diesel. Because this state park is not big rig friendly, we would not stay here again. - roadking
Aug 2012 - $16.00
We used Waubonsie as an overnight stop. We did not have reservations but the park ranger was very helpful in helping us locate a suitable spot for our motorhome. The campground presents a pretty little park setting and we enjoyed walking around with our dogs. Arriving here was at the end of a long drive and meeting the friendly park ranger really provided a lift. We would stay again if ever passing through the area. - relaxzin
Jul 2017 - $19.00
Beautiful park on Viking Lake. Quiet, clean, camp host very helpful. Why only average rairing.. .very unlevel lots. - Long01
May 2017 - $16.00
Great park to visit. Great amenities in the campground. Water in the showers was cold late in the evening one night but then very hot in the mornings. The grass was 6 inches tall and needed to be mowed. Having two dump stations was a big plus when people lined up to get out on Sunday. Great fire pits and picnic table at each camping spot. We will come back here someday. - Candbs
Jun 2014 - $16.00
Viking Lake is located in a 1,000 acre park in SW Iowa and is one of the most popular state parks. VLSP was surrounded by forest, had well maintained grounds, a playground and two modern, clean restroom/shower buildings. Showers are the 'push-button' type with no water temp control, but the hot water temperature and pressure were OK. Cellphone reception wasn't the best; may depend upon your provider. There is a 5.5 mile multi-use trail around the lake and a 1-mile Burr Oak Nature Trail. There's a sandy beach (unsupervised) located on the west shore, 4 boat ramps, 6 fishing jetties and Deb’s Lake View restaurant which was (seasonally) open for breakfast, lunch and dinner but serves no alcohol. The same building also housed a boat concession selling bait, ice, firewood, fishing gear, rents motor boats, paddle boats and pontoons. The roadways are paved but the sites are gravel. The newer 'upper' campground area appeared to have the most level level sites; some with views of the lower campground below by the water. The lower 'lakeside' campground sites near the lake were closer together, more crowded and mostly occupied full-time. The lesser crowded 'West' campground near the tent area had more room between sites. The campground has nonelectric, electric, full hook-up, and buddy campsites and two dump stations. Our electric-only site cost $16. Note - pick your site cautiously; we discovered our advance-reserve site (#25) was the most un-level we've ever come across. We had our front auto-levelers maxed out with 4 boards underneath plus about a foot of boards under our front tires and were barely level. Saw many other motorhomes and 5th-wheelers with what looked like a small forest of lumber under their rigs too. - OTR-again
Dec 2017 - $35.00
Quick check in, advised to let the water run several minutes before hooking up. ? whats that about? Had our own so did not need water on our overnight. Very spacious sites, concrete site with patio. No trees,or landscaping yet. All looks new, in development. Camp is between the Missouri river and its own golf course, with ownership sites available. Site and road layout done by an engineer, not an RVer. sites are 90 deg. to roads and not angled to drivers sight left side back in. P/w/s at extreme rear of site. Need a long waste hose. No pull thrus. This is a handy quiet place to visit. - SDCampowneroperator
Jul 2017 - $35.00
All the sites are full hookup, concrete pad, large space between. You check in with the bar tender who was extremely busy when we were there, so don't be in a hurry. The positive is you can grab a drink while you wait... I made a reservation several weeks before but they didn't have me. We were given a site and told to run the water a while first, we did that, but even after a day and two showers, the water was still a light brown color. The worst part is the gravel road thru the park and everyone in there drives very fast, including the golf carts, kicking up lots of dust. There isn't any posted speed in the park. We tried sitting outside in the evening and were chased inside because of the dust. This could be a nice place if they address these issues, until then, we would not stay again. - fulltime rving
Jun 2017 - $20.00
Accept cash only. Rate reflects $145.00 weekly rate. Do not drink the water. Will come out of spigot looking like month old coffee. Plugged up filter in a week. They swear it is safe but don't think so. Filter was slimy and pure black when we changed it. People that own lots have had to install special filtration system. Park is well maintained but no amenities close. Will need to drive into Omaha or Council Bluffs. Will not stay here again unless they fixed water problem. - Ruffles