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Albert Lea, Minnesota

Albert Lea / Austin KOA

Albert Lea, Minnesota



Albert Lea, Minnesota
Phone: (507) 373-5170

Sites: 77
Recent Rate: $36 8/2016

Latitude: 43.66372735009
Longitude: -93.184154143906

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • 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
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

61 Reviews

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Called ahead to get a pull through with full hookups. Was told they only had 30 amp which was ok. When we got there paid and went to our site there was no sewer hookup! They have to let their customers know so they can prepare for this.

We ask for a refund and they refunded our card. We moved on.

Shame on you KOA! We camped at Albert Lea / Austin KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
42
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes

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

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Spacious and grassy, with plenty of room for the dogs to run. We camped at Albert Lea / Austin KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice little KOA off I-90 near Albert Lea, MN. Big rig friendly. Modern power pedestal and good water pressure. Easy interstate access. Wifi only 2 bars at Site 65 but Wifi was good and quick. Stayed just one night while traveling through. Only negative is the park roads and sites could use more and fresh gravel. We camped at Albert Lea / Austin KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
65
Site Surface
Dirt, Sand
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade

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Review Count: 46
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

Ok for overnight stay while traveling east. The staff were very nice. The long, spacious sites had large trees. It's located far enough off the freeway not to hear noise, but close enough to get back on it quickly. All hook-ups worked well. We'd stay again if passing through. We camped at Albert Lea / Austin KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 86
States Visited: 40
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

(april '16) Great price for a KOA - we stayed here early in the season and were offered a low-season price. Office/store is well supplied with groceries, rv needs and gifts. Owner is extremely pleasant. We had a pull thru and found all the sites spacious - lots of width and length for the really long rigs. It rained a lot while we were there and there were minimal puddles in the roadways when the rain finished. Roadways and parking areas are packed gravel, and the sites are grass. Bathrooms & showers were clean and hot water in the shower was instant. Only complaint we have with showers was there was no temp control - the dial was an on/off lever. Located right off I-90 but there was no issue with highway noise at our site. We camped at Albert Lea / Austin KOA in a Truck Camper.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 17
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

This was a quick overnight along Interstate 90. Easy on and off from freeway. Very much in the country, farm land all around...but it was nice and quiet. Getting to end of season, so even though we were here on a Saturday it was pretty quiet. A little freeway noise, but ok for overnight. It had rained day/night before, so a little muddy on the interior road, but not too bad. We had full hookup pull through for our 40' motorhome and tow. Sufficiently long enough that we did not have to unhook. Sites are nicely spaced between, grassy area and tree/shrub that provided privacy. We were in site 62 and were able to receive satellite reception without any problem. We would stay again if traveling this route. We camped at Albert Lea / Austin KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
62
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 22
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park for an overnight stay. Quiet (not much interstate noise). Friendly staff. Not many 50 amp sites so if you need this would be wise to make a reservation ahead of time. Nice long grass area for walking dogs. We camped at Albert Lea / Austin KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
63
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 122
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 32

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Easy in and out from the interstate. Pull-thrus were gravel, flat and level with grass in between. Our full hookup pull-thru faced the soybean field. Hookups were spaced oddly - sewer was way in the back almost behind our tow, water was way in front with electric in the middle. Water pressure seemed to fluctuate during our overnight stay. Wifi was weak even though we had direct sight of the antenna. No cable. Nice dogpark. The pool was open and kids were enjoying it. The interstate was close and if you're in a tent site, you will most definitely hear it. We didn't encounter too many mosquitoes or bugs but it was a little cooler during our stay and there was always a nice breeze. Trash is picked up from your site daily which is fantastic since the only dumpster is a fair walk from all the sites. Overall it's a good overnight stop and we would stop here again. We camped at Albert Lea / Austin KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
62
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice older koa. Very friendly employees. Pool badly in need of powerwashing. Rules are not emphasized or seemingly enforced. Kids were running through the camp at midnight, talking next to where we trying to sleep. Perhaps a good place to party, but not as good of a place for a good night's rest. We camped at Albert Lea / Austin KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

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Review Count: 38
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Campground located off i-90, easy in and out for big rigs. Our spot face a soybean field, and was very quiet. Level gravel site, no frills, older park but clean. We used the laundry room, it was clean and adequate. The staff was very friendly, and even recommended the local pizza place that delivered to to our site for a fee! Well worth it after a long travel day! They have a fence in dog yard, which was a great for my big dogs to burn off some energy! We only stayed one night, and will stay here again when in the area. We camped at Albert Lea / Austin KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Easy on/off I-90. Easy check in, friendly staff. Close to the 90 but road noise not a problem. Clean, well maintained lawns. We had a long pull thru facing soybean field. Our satellite worked well. Internet a bit slow but was able to use. Would definitely stay here again when in the area. We camped at Albert Lea / Austin KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
62
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 282
States Visited: 47
Helpful Reviews: 29

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Clean and well maintained. Office personnel was young but helpful however did not warn us that the area was in a tornado watch going on. Luckily the owner came in and told us. This is a good place to stay if you are traveling through the area. We camped at Albert Lea / Austin KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
97
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

We ordered pizza delivery from The Pizza Ranch and it was very good.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

We came when it was pouring rain. Dirt roads and site. But other than that, site was large, not too close, trees separated sites. Easy access and drive in. We camped at Albert Lea / Austin KOA in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 668
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 45

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

We stopped here after a failed attempt to get some needed parts at the Winnebago Factory in Forrest City, IO. We have been here several times in the past and chose this park again because it is reasonably close to the factory. We knew that this park has a variety of different sites, FHU, 50 Amp, 30 Amp, W&E, no hookups, etc. Because there is no cable TV, we wanted a satellite friendly site. There only a handful of FHU sites that are satellite friendly, so we had to settle for one that was just W&E. Roads and sites are gravel and a decent width. As I have noted in past reviews. this park has one of the largest pool I have seen in any RV park and that is the big draw for locals to spend weekends here. Unfortunately, we are getting toward the end of the season and the pool water was too cool for this oldie. The bathrooms and laundry are old but clean. With so many sewer-less sites, these facilities are inadequate if the park is full. Their 802.11 network was fine since the park was only about 20% full. Even then, the connection dropped once in the evening as somebody evidently started streaming or whatever it is that bandwidth hogs do when it gets dark. It is a nice park as long as you can get the kind of site you want/need.s. We camped at Albert Lea / Austin KOA in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
50
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 142
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 23

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice KOA located between Albert Lea and Austin, not too far off the interstate, but quiet at night. The owners could not have been nicer or more helpful. Our pull thru was level and long, utilities worked well and there was enough open sky for satellite. The campground is surrounded by farm on three sides, so there was a rural feel to it. There is a long tree shaded drive into the park, pretty and welcoming. We camped at Albert Lea / Austin KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

We drove down to Forest City,IA to the Winnebago factory and took the tour. It was fun and informative.

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