6.5 Good
Ventura, Iowa

McIntosh Woods State Park

Ventura, Iowa

1200 E Lake St
Ventura, Iowa 50482
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Sites: 49
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 43.128363245959
Longitude: -93.454685211182

Elevation: 1257' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access no
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms Restrooms ?
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Beach ?
  • Boating Boating ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golf Golf ?
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Biking Biking ?
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Water Access Water Access ?
  • Casino Casino ?

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4 Reviews

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Review Count: 56
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

I arrived after it had been abused and ransacked by the Labor Day weekend hoard so it was a bit worn. I am sure it looks nice most all of the year otherwise. It was nice and quiet with lots of shade. If you back in to spots, the electric is on the wrong side so be sure to have a real long cord as the power supply is out there a ways in some cases. Be sure to visit the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake where Buddy Holly played his last gig. We camped at McIntosh Woods State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

Shady sites. Great boat ramp area. Be careful of severe shallow areas on the right or left of the launch area. Sites are not level. Dated. We camped at McIntosh Woods State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 42
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

OK spot to camp. Weather was awful and so were the bugs, so my experience was altered. The site itself was nice and relatively level. There was a nice swing set for the kids in the center of the campground. The swimming area was OK in Clear Lake, but nothing to write home about. We camped at McIntosh Woods State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: May, 2010 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

We did not camp here but scouted the site for a future visit. This park is located on Clear Lake and includes a swimming area, fishing area, and boat launch, all within walking distance of the campground. The campsites have excellent tree cover and are widely spaced but shallow. Access roads are narrow. A 30' or 34' travel trailer will fit if maneuvered with skill and confidence. Most sites have electricity with a few having 30A service and the rest being 20A only. There are hydrants around the campground but not at each individual site. The sites here are nicer aesthetically than those at nearby Clear Lake State Park. However, Clear Lake State Park has larger parking pads and 50A electric. No dump station but there's one available at Clear Lake State Park. We camped at McIntosh Woods State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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