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Nice campground

I would give this campground a 5 rating if the sewer hookups weren't so far off the ground. Nice to... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2017
IAEMT-FF
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Jewell, IA USA
A great fishing lake and nice cabins

I first went fishing there 20 years ago. My lines kept getting caught in debris and weeds and tree... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2017
david_hance_iowa
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Ankeny, Iowa
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Aug 3, 2017
“Nice campground”
Apr 20, 2017
“A great fishing lake and nice cabins”
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15248 Campground Rd, Drakesville, IA 52552-8559
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

I would give this campground a 5 rating if the sewer hookups weren't so far off the ground. Nice to have Full Hookups but I'm not going to hold my black water hose high enough for it to drain the tank. Great beach. Grand kids...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

I first went fishing there 20 years ago. My lines kept getting caught in debris and weeds and tree limbs. The State of Iowa drained the lake dredged it all out, refilled it with water, and restocked it with fish. I have been back fishing...More

2  Thank david_hance_iowa
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Had a Famiky wedding there. The park itself was great. You can rent paddle boats in the summer and fish. They have a lodge that overlooks the lake. great for weddings and such. I would revisit this place agian. :)

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Reviewed April 3, 2016

I have been camping at or renting cabins at state parks for the last 40 years. Wapello is my favorite. It has a beautiful well kept beach that is large and never seems crowded. The shower house is always clean and most summers there is...More

3  Thank Kevin N
Reviewed June 30, 2015

We took a day trip here. It was a June Saturday and although there were many campers the swimming beach was almost deserted. We explored the park and and just enjoyed the beauty of the area. Well worth the trip out to see the place.

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