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Beeds Lake is a man made lake a few miles west of Hampton. It has a walking trail around it. There... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Hampton, Iowa
via mobile

It's a great relaxing day to ride your bike or just relax, but the lake is typically not swimable... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Jodi P
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1422 165th St, Hampton, IA 50441-7405
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Beeds Lake is a man made lake a few miles west of Hampton. It has a walking trail around it. There is a campground, as well as two picnic areas. Lots of wildlife including geese and birds abound. You can observe pelicans resting in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 312judy
Reviewed 15 August 2018

It's a great relaxing day to ride your bike or just relax, but the lake is typically not swimable due to high levels of stuff in it!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jodi P
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice campground. Clean showers and restrooms. Beautiful sunsets and fishing. Friendly staff, nice biking areas.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank reneed581
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Very clean and volunteers make everyone follow the rules. No fireworks on the 4th of July which is the first time ever in all the years that we have been RVing. One thing that we do not like is that we have to park our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank A N
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Lake great scenery, usually good fishing. Able to take small boat canoes out on the lake. Beautiful beautiful Dam originally built in the 1940s. Have watched many birds and Eagles at this Lake. Great Campground with modern showers and bathrooms always kept clean, discount...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank HamptonAce
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I would not have expected to find this among flat corn fields but here is a park that has beautiful trees, a lodge and separate camping area with full hookup to tents -.showers and restrooms- just a couple miles from the city of Hampton. The...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

A very nice campground, but poor hospitality! We set up our campsite at 5:30 p.m. & sitting around the campfire at 8:00 when the hostess came by telling us we were parked on our site the wrong way. It was our first time there and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank krkrominga
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely state park, with a small lake. There is a swimming are and some hiking trails. The camping is quiet during the week.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank hjchristensen
Reviewed 19 May 2017

It was fun to visit. The fishing was ok, the people using the park were all nice. The beach wasn't open yet. There were many entrances to the park, it was a little confusing. Not quite what I remember growing up. Apparently budget cuts are...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Campground is very well kept. Hosts are excellent. Beach area could be cleaned up. Geese seem to be the problem. DNR could put something like I've seen other lakes, a fake alligator to keep the geese away from the public area.

Date of experience: July 2016
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