Winterset City Campground and RV Park

     


Winterset, Iowa
Phone: (515) 462-3258

Sites: 34
Recent Rate: $19 8/2014


Latitude: 41.3324905319365
Longitude: -94.0023386478424

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview
  • Excellent 11
  • Good 10
  • Average 1
  • Poor 1
  • Terrible 0

23 Reviews

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AluminumCloud

Review Count: 69
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

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. We camped at Winterset City Campground and RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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sherp108

Review Count: 13
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

This park was one of my favorites. We got site 5 which had a nice shade tree, water, sewer, and 50 amp. Firewood at $2 for a large bundle. Verizon phone and hot spot worked great. Each site is a gravel pad for your RV with a large grassy area complete with picnic table. We camped during the week so we were able to get a nice spot. If coming on a weekend you would need to make a reservation due to many spots were already reserved for the weekend. Town park is right next to the campground and we walked around the park, visited the maze and drove up to Clark Tower. We were able to maneuver our dually truck up the one way road. Town is within walking distance. We camped at Winterset City Campground and RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Lastrick

Review Count: 21
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

This was a nice small RV park to stay at while visiting the local balloon festival. We called a week ahead and reserved a spot. The space we had was large gravel, level, and clean with the grass in between the sites. Nice people and guests. Bathrooms were clean and tidy. No WiFi. No pool. Close to the tiny town and a great park next door for walking. Gorgeous surroundings on the outskirts of town with wonderful views. Self-check in at a board when you arrive. Cash or check only. There was a host on site that we talked to. Helpful. We would stay here again. We camped at Winterset City Campground and RV Park in a Motorhome.

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wyoming

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

This is an RV Park within The Glyndon City Parks system, Managed by the Minnesota Department Of Natural Resources. Reservation request policies/procedures are different depending on who answers the telephone at City Hall, which truly has a dis-connect with the RV Park Host. Full hook up, level sites, are either saved or occupied by local campers. The remaining sites are up for first come, first serve, which consist of mostly un-level, electric only. The Park Host was invisible during my 2 day stay. Speed limits within the park were totally ignored, parking on the road within the park was a real problem. No sign of any security to monitor private parties. I would think real hard before recommending this park. We stayed here 2 days in a 5th wheel. We camped at Winterset City Campground and RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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herbee

Review Count: 62
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

Excellent place to stay while visiting the area. All gravel, but well maintained. Some sites require leveling. They accept reservations for the weekends only. If you are planning a weekend stay, I would suggest calling them. Otherwise, it's first come, first served. Would definitely stay here again. We camped at Winterset City Campground and RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Lee1647

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

The campground was great for us. We bought a new motor home in Forest City and drove here for our shake down. The place is really clean and has easy access and set-up for our rig. The bathrooms were closed but apparently there were broken water lines and the City has not had a chance to repair them. The campground just opened April 1. We toured five of the six covered bridges. Be prepared for dusty roads on the way to see them. There is one right here in the park that is in walking distance. GREAT PLACE. We camped at Winterset City Campground and RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Traveler John

Review Count: 56
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Cannot add much to the other reviews, this is a great park to have as a base operation to go see all the Bridges of Madison County. Walk from camp and you check one bridge off the list right there. One of the best city park campgrounds I've stayed at. We camped at Winterset City Campground and RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Alamo

Review Count: 63
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

Winterset City Campground is a small, well maintained municipal campground that is located next to a large city park. The interior road and pads are crushed limestone. Any size rig can be accommodated. Some sites require leveling. Other sites have low hanging branches. Use caution! The restrooms were clean. There was good OTA television reception. The camp hosts kept to themselves, but a friendly city parks and recreation employee stopped by to inquire if we needed anything. The $16 reflects the group rate. This is a great park at a reasonable price. We will stay here again. We camped at Winterset City Campground and RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Wendy DeCorte

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

We found this campground in an AAA travel book and had no idea of what to expect. What a pleasant surprise to be able to pull right into our pull through campsite, hook up and still have time to have dinner and explore the park before bed. The park is most interesting and has lots of local history right here to enjoy. Everything was well maintained, our dog had a place to throw her a ball. Even though we only had one night here, we would love to go back and stay longer. One of the covered bridges from Madison County was right here in the park! We camped at Winterset City Campground and RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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antigua195ck

Review Count: 38
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful and spacious campground, located in a City park. The park located by the campground was really cool, with a covered bridge to walk through and a maze. Unfortunately we had to pick up garbage and dog waste before letting the kids run around our site. The site managers had quite a setup with fencing for their dogs and it was a little unsightly, but the City's okay with it. We were confused on "check-in" because it just involves filling out an envelope and inserting the money and, as the not very friendly cg manager let us know, we have to put the tag attached to the envelope on the clip located on the site number pole. The water connection was a distance away. We would stay here again, but next time stay longer so we can explore the town. We camped at Winterset City Campground and RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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tobyjug

Review Count: 193
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

We loved this cg. Well maintained and laid out, self check in system, gravel pads, bathrooms were clean, has picnic tables and fire pits, and is quiet. No Wi-Fi, has a lovely view of the park from the RV. Has a small supermarket down the road, and is close to the town square with restaurants and shops. This is really a gem, and we will stay here again. We camped at Winterset City Campground and RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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KC0DA

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is a GEM! Very clean, neat, quiet, employees are friendly and the park is enjoyable. Sites are easy to access. If we are in the area again, we will definitely stay here. We camped at Winterset City Campground and RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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DavyD

Review Count: 79
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

This is one of the nicest city owned RV parks anywhere. It is about 10 miles off I-35 but well worth the ride to visit the vibrant little town of Winterset or see the bridges of Madison County. There is plenty of grass between the well spaced sites. Restrooms and showers are very clean and well maintained. Pet friendly with plenty of areas to walk a dog. I have stayed here in the past and will go out of the way to stay here again in the future. We camped at Winterset City Campground and RV Park in a Motorhome.

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DavyD

Review Count: 79
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

A very nice rv park that utilizes a self check-in system. Every gravel site has a picnic bench and a combo fire ring/grill. The restrooms and showers were very clean. The park is very pet friendly with plenty of well groomed grass throughout. A perfect place to use as a base to visit the Madison County bridges and the vibrant little town of Winterset. We camped at Winterset City Campground and RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Retired Camper

Review Count: 39
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

We pulled into this very clean campground without reservations and had plenty of full hook-up gravel sites to pick from. Even though it is self registration, there was a friendly campground host to help us select a site. We stayed here one night to tour the covered bridges of Madison County. All sites are back in. We camped at Winterset City Campground and RV Park in a Motorhome.

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