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9 RV Parks near Storm Lake, Iowa
May 2017 - $19.00
Nice basic park. We stayed 2 weeks and used it as a base to explore the area. Right across the street from the lake. Long trails to walk along the lake and walk the dog. Wifi only available in certain sites, but the best site is directly behind the shower building. Big grassy site and nice large shade tree. Staff friendly and helpful. - fulltimerjan
Aug 2016 - $20.00
We camped in a tent. Nice site with only one other tent. Great location across from lake and within walking distance of water park. Only problem was we got in after office closed and could not use the bathroom or shower because you need a key card. - george keller
Aug 2016 - $25.00
We stayed here for one night on our way to Custer, SD. Pulled in without a reservation and secured a pull-thru site. On-site managers were very helpful. Campground is gated, so that gives some level of extra security. They have cable TV and I did not have a cable with me, the manager found one and let me use it for free. The sites are pretty close together, but we really didn't care for one night. The location is great, right across from a beautiful lake with a paved walking/bike path. Facilities were very clean. We would stay here again. - Dooger54
Jul 2010 - $28.00
Asking for a pull since just overnight, we were told to just pull thru the back in to the other side. Ground looked wet but assumed they knew what the were talking about. I also asked about the distance between the light pole and water raiser. No problem. Well, 2 problems, the water faucet was rubbing the compartment door and the front wheels where about 6" down in the mud. Had to un-hook so we could back out, then go around to back into assigned site. We were afraid to get off the gravel pad (what little there was) so had to have an extension to reach electric which was behind the coach. Not sure I had enough water hose so did not attempt to reach the faucet. After raining all night, a large part of the park was under water the next morning. After following the exit signs (after hooking up tow),we found the gate was locked. Luckily, I noticed it before passing a street that took me back to the office. I would stay again if I needed too but would not go out of the way. Customer service was a little lacking. - goldsp8
Aug 2009 - $23.00
Large, level sites border on the east side of Storm Lake. A swimming beach, boat ramp, and dock are part of the campground's amenities. Large cottonwood trees shade some sites. A bike path into town borders the campground. A large city park is on the north side of the campground. We would stay here again. - gbburgess
Jul 2015 - $14.00
We found this little gem after discovering that another park was full. This park has many mature trees over a lot of the sites, and godsend during the hot, oppressive weather we endured during our stay. We did not stay over a weekend, so don't know how busy it might be then. The sites included 30- and 50-amp power and water, both of which were strong. The pull-through sites were plenty long for a motor home and car or trailer, and they were gravel as were the interior roads. Our site was level enough to not require our jacks. This place probably would be a perfect "10" with sewer hookups at the sites and walking trails, but there were several trails at other nearby parks, and the dump station was fine for our 3-night stay. There was equipment for kids to play on, and plenty of open areas for dogs to run. We really liked this park and added an extra night. - LowesTravels
Aug 2017 - $17.00
Decently sized sites; camp host available most of the time. Lovely shaded sites. Playground. - hartk
Aug 2011 - $15.00
This is a jewel of a county campground. Nice folks tending it, wonderful park. We only saw the campsites but I think there's a fishing hole within walking distance. Great stay. Showers are a little creepy, but did the job. - User2084
Aug 2010 - $15.00
This is a new campground, located at the east edge of town right next to the city park. Nothing fancy, just a great little place to stay if you have relatives in the area. Shade trees are still small, but will grow with time. Dump site is conveniently located. Self check-in. We will definitely be using this campground in the future! - AuntSmurf
Sep 2018 - $18.00
This is a park in the city run by the honor system. No reservations just show up pay and put site number on envelope. They collect each day. The sites are mostly in a grassy field or with some gravel under the trees. Big rigs can enter half the campground with no problem but navigating the whole campground is not possible. I have camped here in a 42 foot and 34 foot class a. The bath house is really dark and not very updated and is somewhat dirty. I used my coaches facilities. In fact I would rate the bathhouse a 1 on a 1 to 10 scale. The rest of the park is a 6. The grassy field can get pretty soft if it rains a lot. There is a nice pond and veterans memorial at the park. It is the only game in town and many times road crews and construction people will camp there for extended times. - John S.
Aug 2019 - $22.00
Nice park, as I wanted off interstates. Finally found cell service, and was good thing that day. Bonus was a music in the park, boats on the water, short walk, very friendly town folks. Great musicians. Just ended up being a stop over in nowhere. Much fun that could never be duplicated. - NXTSTOP
Oct 2016 - $11.00
Beautiful, clean park with good distance between units. On lakeshore with lots of space to walk our dog. We stayed after Oct. 1, when they go to half-price rates for the off-season. Normal rates are $22. There were only 3 units at our end of the park, so it was very quiet. While our spot was dirt/grass, there were ample hard surface pads. Even so, we backed in to a level spot. This park would've rated a 9 or 10 except for 3 items:
1. As a city-owned park, you'd think city ordinances that might affect campers would be highlighted. Lake View has a city ordinance prohibiting pit bulls and rottweilers inside the city limits. The only thing the web site said was "Pets welcome"; no mention of breed restrictions. We didn't discover this until after we arrived, despite calling ahead to see if they'd have space and if dogs were OK. It's almost a month after our stay and there is still no mention of breed restrictions on the web site.
2. There were no registration forms for late arrivals in the box by the office. This meant no guidance on the breed restriction issue or anything else. We opted to take our chances and, if our Rottweiler caused an issue, I told the staff we'd be sure to mention these failings in court.
3. Because we arrived after the office closed, we had no ability to access the WiFi the first night because they require payment before giving you the password. This wasn't mentioned when I called ahead; I'd have given them a credit card number in advance. - Dobiedaddy
Sep 2013 - $20.00
A very clean park but sites are very close together. Sites are gravel and easy to get into. Cell phone and internet card worked well. Would stay here again if in area. - ds4006
Jul 2019 - $16.00
Immediately upon my arrival I was confronted by the campground hostess about the 5 mph speed limit in the campground. She said that she had two complaints about me driving fast. I was trying to find my site and didn't realize that maybe I was driving fast. I apologized profusely and told her I didn't realize I was driving too fast and I would slow down. She said I almost hit her grandchildren. (I saw the grandchildren riding recklessly through camp and had stopped long before they passed me). Again, I apologized, and she held out her hand and yelled at me "5 miles per hour". I found my site, was setting up and a gentlemen rides and tells me I need to slow down. I told him I had already been warned. He said he had a complaint that I was going 30 miles per hour through camp. I told him I could not have been going that fast. I asked him if he was the campground host and he said "yes". Now I may have going a little faster than 5 mph per hour but not much as I was looking for my name on the site posts. I had apologized told the hostess and the host that I would make sure I was driving 5 miles per hour, but they would not let up. I did not need to be talked to in that manner. As for the kids riding bikes in camp, they were darting in and out of sites and riding all over the roads, faster that 5 mph and without helmets. They could have hit a parked car and the driver would have been blamed for hitting them. This whole confrontation and attitude by the hostess and host upon my arrival cast a pallor over my whole week-end at the campground. The campground was nice, but the restrooms were dirty. There was a toilet missing in the men's restroom. The towns of Lakeview, Breda and Carroll were nice as was the ride on the Sauk Rail Trail. The rest of the people I met during the weekend on my bike rides were very nice. - wblretiredffmike
Jul 2019 - $16.00
Pulled in very late and took first available site. Woke up in the morning to find beautiful setting. Good area for walking/biking. We didn't get a chance to swim or kayak but that was available. Great pull through sites. Clean campground. Restrooms/showers are old but in ok shape. Free showers/hot water. - CDG
Jun 2017 - $16.00
BHSP's grounds, campsites, utilities, modern restroom/shower building(hot water, good pressure) were rustic but well-maintained and patrolled by DNR staff on a daily basis while we were there. Most non-lakefront sites were shady; there were about 10 pull-thrus. A dump station, potable water faucets, small playground, picnic shelter, beach, boat ramp, cabin were available. Our back-in electric site was level, graveled shady. We booked ahead thru Reserve America. 1st-come, walk-up self-registration sites are also available. (See their website for additional site, amenities, reservation info) The lake is shallow and being mostly surrounded by shore-front homes; has problems with strong algae growth from lawn fertilizer. They are using a paddle-wheel type boat that cuts off and scoops up the algae all day long to combat this. Also, a large resident Canada geese population regularly fertilizes the outer edges of the campground, so watch your step. Note - it looks like the parks Blossom Street address is for the rental cabin? It turns into S. State Rd which leads to Black Hawk State Park campground; approximately 2 miles past the cabin between Quincy Ave and Rolf Ave (M54) on the SE corner of the lake. - OTR-again