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20 RV Parks near Mitchellville, Iowa
We did however find 20 campgrounds within 25 miles of Mitchellville. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Mitchellville in the left hand column.
Sep 2018 - $18.00
Nice campground, nice fellow campers, close showers, nice camping area, and decent rates. Didn't care for the caregivers. They kept nosing into our campsite and weren't very companionable. But other then the caregivers being a bother, the rest of the site was beautiful but very busy. - eadraper
Oct 2017 - $10.00
This is a fabulous, huge park part of the Saylorville Lake COE project. 235 sites, most with electricity spread out over many acres. Sites are spaced well apart, have concrete pads and patios, picnic table and fire rings. Showers and Bathrooms in the B loop were immaculate and well laid out with plenty of hot water. There are 3 other campgrounds around lake too. Limit is 14 days in a month. Nice hiking trails. Dump station small for handling so many sites and line up on Sunday within people leaving was long. There are water spigots throughout the park that we could fill up at. Planning to go back on way through next year. NOTE- call for address. Address on website takes you to the admin building far from the campground. - NanciRV
Sep 2017 - $10.00
An absolutely beautiful campground on lake. About 15 min drive from I-80. Site was level and huge. Electric only but easy access to water and dump. Wonderful helpful hosts and rangers. If not for travel schedule would've stayed for max 2 weeks without hesitation. - retiredhappyrvers
Jun 2012 - $9.00
This park is very nice, but it has some aging problems. The sights are gravel and mostly level. My wife and I have been coming here for about 10 years. Acorn is a alcohol free park. I talked to the ranger today and ask him why is Iowa's Army Corp parks behind as far as upgrading come pared to others that we have camped in, such as in Texas. He told me its a slow process getting money from the government. My wife and I like this park because its close to everything we see and do in Des Moines why we are here visiting. - Joceil
Jun 2009 - $18.00
Very nice campground lots of shade in most site. The only draw back we noticed was that it was a perty good distanced to water hook ups, we had to run out about 150' feet of hose to fill our water tank. Other wise it was a great place to stay if you don't drink, There is No alcohol allowed in the park. - wsmullin
Aug 2007 - $22.00
I did not stay in the campground, but because it does not have a previous review, this one is being posted. My comments are based on a detailed inspection of the facility. This is a nice Corp campground. It has trees that provide some shade for most sites, but they do not interfere with the sites or the paved access roads. There are only 33 RV sites, the rest are for tents. The separate tent only area is also nice. RV sites are gravel and will accommodate most sized rigs, but the bigger the RV the more front to back leveling will be required on about half of them. All sites are 30A service and only a selected few have water hook-ups. There are community faucets for filling holding tanks. Bathhouses were clean and centrally located. There is playground equipment for the kids. All sites have picnic tables and fire rings/grills. There is a small pond in the campground. This appears to be a very quiet place to stay. - RLM
Jul 2018 - $10.00
We have been here 3 times and each time they treat us like an owner, although we are Coast to Coast. We really appreciate that. The property is pretty but the roads and sites need some work, as they look very worn. We were located toward the back but did not hear the freeway noise like the area by the pool. We did enjoy the pool, as it was hot and the lake is very pretty. It's a good area to get to amenities and an easy on and off from the freeway with nice wide roads. Verizon service was good. - Danni
Oct 2017 - $10.00
This is the second time we have visited Cutty's. It is easy to find, the park offers a lot, including an indoor swimming pool, it has fishing, has park games, and the staff is great. We stayed here in September, 2017 and have a Class B motorhome. We parked next to a camp worker who helped us find and move a picnic table. Our spot was perfectly level and was packed dirt. - vaw123889
Apr 2017 - $1.00
My wife stayed as a guest of the park for free. As we were thinking of buying into the park. It was early April and this was the only campground open in the area, and the campground was only about a quarter full. We had a site well away from other campers and it was very quiet. We ended up having to pull ahead to dump the tanks as the sewer seemed to be in an odd spot. We did look a the other sites and it appears this is not normal. We were very surprised by the amenities available. Some roads are tight but manageable with our crew cab truck and 30' camper. There is also plenty to do during the cold months or rainy days. Close to town for shopping for dinning. - LJS
Nov 2018 - $11.00
Our site was very difficult to back into. Not enough room for our 21' travel trailer & tow vehicle. We had to park our truck in the grass. Electric only. Rate was $11 All facilities were closed for the season, but there was a porta-potty. No water to be found anywhere. Lots of room to walk a dog. While the website showed many sites available, there were reserved tags on all but 3. Decent stop for 1 night. - CJVJn1Doug
Nov 2018 - $11.00
Quiet. Very pretty wooded area.
Concrete pads. Electricity provided. No water or dump station available at this time of year. - terrymsawchuk
Sep 2018 - $24.00
This is a nice park with about 25 camp sites. The camp sites are part of a larger public park. The area is thickly wooded and shady. The only negative about the grounds is that it is all very level with poor drainage. If you have any rain it will be messy. However, the roads are paved and each site has a concrete pad for your rig so you have good surfaces to walk on even if things are wet. Also on the plus side, all sites are plenty big and most have really good spacing between them. Most sites have only electric service and there are no showers. - CroweTravels
Jul 2017 - $18.00
Also an equestrian park. All facilities we saw were complete and well taken care of. New plantings everywhere. Newer restrooms and plentiful shower facilities. Also had firewood available for sale. - Linda and Jim
Apr 2016 - $11.00
We camped at this campground pretty early in the season. There were quite a few sites that remained open through the weekend. One disappointment was when making the reservation the visitor alert stated that the shower houses would be open the day of arrival. The day before departure the alert was changed to the following weekend. We were not dependent on using those facilities but if I was a tent camper or someone without a bathroom I would have been disappointed.
The playground at the electric campground needs to be updated. There is an additional playground in the equestrian campground area that was much nicer and offered more. There are pull-through sites available as well as back-in sites. There were also tent camping areas with grassy pads.
The park offers hiking/multi-use trails. It appears this campground caters more to the equestrian campers. They had very nice facilities and there were numerous day use equestrian visitors.
Staff was rarely seen throughout the weekend and no one ever checked in with us. I maybe saw them drive through one or twice throughout our stay. This may be different during peak seasons. There was a reduced rate for our stay-I am guessing because the facilities were not turned back on yet. The campground offers 30 and 50 amp electrical sites but no water or sewer sites. - Moon8211
Oct 2014 - $22.00
Our first stay at this campground will not be the last. The gravel road led to our gravel reserved site on the circle loop which was long and the upper area was almost level. We chose a site with electricity, water was "available" at a distance for each loop, and to fill tanks use the potable water at the entrance/dump station. (water is shut off mid-late October). Ringed with trees, our loop had a large open area with a couple mature trees and a number of newly planted trees. None of the park's sites have a view of the lake. The campground was quiet and most sites had a campfire smoking in the provided ring. The multi-use trails were a fun walk for us and the horse riders, but the low spots were muddy after the previous week's rain. Verizon phone and wifi coverage was strong. We will return. - AluminumCloud
Jun 2018 - $22.00
For a State Park, this was excellent. The staff contacted us before we got there to tell us about the lake making the lower loop unavailable. They reworked our reservation to another site on a higher loop. My only ding on the place is that the potable water outlets are on the right side of the road rather than the left. Also the dump station is not a straight drive thru. Otherwise, great place to stay. Easy to get to Des Moines. Recommend. - OhioBill
Oct 2014 - $22.00
The lower campsites have had a major upgrade. Now widely spaced, the sites have clearly defined picnic and fire ring areas. Most of the newly seeded grass is taking well. The lower sites now have electricity too, but no trees. This lower area can flood when the reservoir fills in wet years. We stayed in the upper camp ground with gravel roads, gravel sites, well-used fire rings, and lovely mature trees. Our site was completely level. The park's trails make a pleasant and quiet hike, the gold course borders the park, the fishing pond is tiny, the children's natural playground is wonderful, and the bison and elk viewing area is newly improved. Verizon phone and wifi coverage was strong. We will return. - AluminumCloud
Oct 2013 - $19.00
One of my favorite local county parks. The gravel sites are level, many with really large grass areas. Each site features a roomy level gravel patio with picnic table and fire ring. We enjoy a nice campfire, and most sites have one every night. I will return. The county park has many trails, with cell phone tour information. Also ranger lead educational hikes are available, occasionally. Neat children's nature center with nice new bison and elk viewing area. The upper campsites have electricity with water available, while the sites on the lake are dry camping due to seasonal flooding. The nearby Equestrian Center is a nice place to reserve horse for their trail rides. - AluminumCloud
Oct 2018 - $25.00
We stayed two nights for an Iowa State game in Ames, just 15 mi. away, very convenient. Stayed in a 50 amp site on a level concrete pad and borrowed an adapter. The owner was very friendly and helpful, appreciated our business. Many of the RVs there are permanent, or perhaps seasonal, but the campground was very well kept up and trailers were not junky. In fact, some had very nice porches and decks. We did not take advantage of all they had to offer, but there's a large pond with fishing, 9-hole golf course adjacent, RV service place and diner next door. It was a very pleasant setting in Iowa farm country. - Wyoming Wanderer
Oct 2018 - $28.00
We just needed a spot to stop for the night. This place is very easy to get to from the highway but because it is so close there is a lot of road noise. The people at the check-in/gas station/convenience store/grill/ice cream shop were very friendly and helpful. We had a pull-thru in the front row. It was long enough for our 36' motor home with toad (didn't need to disconnect). It had 50/30/20 amp, water, and sewer. We only used the 50 amp. The site was pretty level. It looks like the water and sewer were upgraded or replaced in the last couple years but we didn't use them. There was no fire pit or picnic table but we wouldn't have used them anyway. It looked like most of the sites that were occupied (guessing 50%) were there for work and long term judging by the insulation and skirting. It was cool and there weren't many people outside but the ones we saw were friendly. We would stay here again if we needed a night to stay. - GDB
Sep 2018 - $28.00
Quick 1 night stay over. Easy access from I80 with check in at the Phillips 66 gas station. Could hear the interstate but not loud. Facilities were excellent for a quick stay. Did not try WiFi if available, T-Mobile hot spots were enough for Internet. Gravel pad with minimal leveling required. Would stay again. - tfemaker
Aug 2018 - $28.00
No frills here, but perfectly functional for our two night stay. Right on I-80 with expected road noise. Check-in is at the gas station where the people were extra nice (and offered great grill food and really good ice cream). Gravel interior roads were fine. We had a shaded narrow pull-through with WES all of which worked well. We had to level up side-to-side, but no biggie. Strong Verizon and ATT, did not look for WIFI. Would stay here again if in the area. - Janau NC
Apr 2018 - $15.00
We were very excited to try a fairground campground for the first time. $18/night for 30 amp and water only seemed a little high, but we decided to give it a go. The good points are that the site is very level and there was only one other RV (first come-first served u-pick-a-site, pay at the box). Now the bad...there was supposed to be water at the site. Mid-April and the water is still shut off. No mention of that on their website. Thankfully we had some water in the tank. There are also rest rooms, showers and garbage bins on site. All three, LOCKED UP. No mention of that on the website either. The noise from the road, which is very close, was constant. Coming into town there is a sign that reads "Noise Ordinance Enforced". Don't believe it! There must be no muffler shop in this town. Apparently the nearby neighbors leave their dogs out all night as there was almost constant barking - maybe it was strays, but regardless, barking all night. Power tripped our over-voltage breaker. As a bonus we were treated to a bum and his dog sleeping in the picnic shelter right behind our rig, in the morning leaving a big puddle of urine and tossing his trash on the ground next to the garbage bins (because they were locked up). One or two patrol car pass throughs a night would be welcome. We will not be staying here again. - Julie and Ray
Aug 2012 - $15.00
We were here during the Indianola Balloon Festival. It is on Hwy 92, a few minutes from Balloon field. It is a first come, first serve, you pick your own spot and pay daily so you can extend your stay as long as you wish. Nice, shaded spots and we managed to keep it cool inside despite the 100 degrees outside. We picked a spot with the playground right outside, our daughter loved it. It is at a fairground though, so you might want to check their schedule as we had a very loud Figure 8 spring car race our last night, but noise doesn't bother us too much. It is also on Hwy 92, which is a little noisy. Internet was however spectacular, which is one of our priorities so we were happy. - Fulltime2kids
Dec 2007 - $10.00
Nothing fancy, but the price is right for water/electric hookups. They have a dump site at the park. The park is located on the west side of town on HWY 92 across the highway from an excellant grocery store, try the meat counter. - Crop Guy