SANDPIPER RECREATION AREA

Type: Camping – Johnston IA Phone:  Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Sandpiper Recreation Area is a day-use facility located on the 26,000-acre Saylorville Lake Project, which stretches over 50 miles up the Des Moines River Valley. The lake provides a wide variety of recreational activities, including boating, swimming, fishing, hiking and hunting. Natural Features: Sandpiper is situated in a broad, open area on […]

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OAK GROVE PICNIC AREA

Type: Camping – Johnston IA Phone:  Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Oak Grove Picnic Area is a day-use facility located on the 26,000-acre Saylorville Lake Project, which stretches over 50 miles up the Des Moines River Valley. The lake provides a wide variety of recreational activities, including boating, swimming, fishing, hiking and hunting. Natural Features: Oak Grove lies among a heavily wooded forest […]

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WALNUT RIDGE RECREATION AREA

Type: Camping – Johnston IA Phone:  Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Walnut Ridge Recreation Area is a day-use facility located on the 26,000-acre Saylorville Lake Project, which stretches over 50 miles up the Des Moines River Valley. The lake provides a wide variety of recreational activities, including boating, swimming, fishing, hiking and hunting. Natural Features: The area is situated on a wooded ridgeland […]

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PRAIRIE FLOWER RECREATION AREA

Type: Camping – JOHNSTON IA Phone: 515-984-6925 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Prairie Flower Recreation Area is located on the 26,000-acre Saylorville Lake Project, which stretches more than 50 miles up the Des Moines River Valley. The lake provides a wide variety of recreational activities, including boating, swimming, fishing, hiking and hunting. Natural Features: Iowas prairie heritage is celebrated in more than 40 acres […]

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CHERRY GLEN CAMPGROUND

Type: Camping – JOHNSTON IA Phone: 515-964-8792 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Cherry Glen Campground is located on the 26,000-acre Saylorville Lake Project, which stretches more than 50 miles up the Des Moines River Valley. The lake provides a wide variety of recreational activities, including boating, swimming, fishing, hiking and hunting. Natural Features: Cherry Glen, the oldest and most popular campground on the lake, […]

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BOB SHETLER RECREATION AREA

Type: Camping – JOHNSTON IA Phone: 515-276-0873 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Bob Shetler Recreation Area is located in the tailwater area below the 26,000-acre Saylorville Lake Project, which stretches more than 50 miles up the Des Moines River Valley. The lake provides a wide variety of recreational activities, including boating, swimming, fishing, hiking and hunting. Natural Features: Large shade trees dot the open […]

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ACORN VALLEY

Type: Camping – JOHNSTON IA Phone: 515-276-0429 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Acorn Valley Campground is located on the 26,000-acre Saylorville Lake Project, which stretches over 50 miles up the Des Moines River Valley. The lake provides a wide variety of recreational activities, including boating, swimming, fishing, hiking and hunting. Natural Features: The mature Bur Oaks at the entrance to Acorn Valley beckons visitors […]

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