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Waterloo / Lost Island Waterpark KOA

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South Louisiana
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Like most KOA Kampgrounds, this place is easily accessible, kept neat, and has nice accommodations & activities. But like other KOAs, the trees are very small, so there's virtually no shaded spots. We stayed here overnight on the weekend that Waterloo held its annual Irish Fest. Fun place to be!

Thank CampingJan
Reviewed 13 October 2016

KOA's are pretty standard. Not this one! This one was a jewel! The staff was friendly & helpful. The grounds were beautiful. Our site was a pull-thru and up on a hill so we had a view of the whole park & the lake. We had just left South Dakota headed for Central Illinois. We only called about an hour...

Thank hdhawg1340
Morehead City, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Stayed here in our motorhome for two nights in a pull-thru site. There are several nice cabins and a large pond/small lake here. They rent kayaks and pedal water bikes. A swimming beach is roped off in one section of the lake. Many of the sites were up the hill from the pull-thru's. Very nice, clean campground across from the...

Thank seasideNorthCarolina
Ankeny, Iowa
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in one of the cabins right on the beach. The cabins are very clean and really neat. Well worth the money. My boys, ages 10 and 6 had plenty to do for the weekend. They went to the water park right across the street, plenty of water sports to do at KOA and swimming at the beach. Loved...

Thank Wonderlin
Le Claire, Iowa
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stayed at the KOA for a long weekend, our site was towards the top of the hill. It was a longer site which was what we needed,But have a wide range of sites. We don't have a use for the bath houses but made sure to check them out, they have a very functional setup and looked very clean....

Thank winslowpv
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Took my 2 teenage granddaughters there and they had a blast. Would highly recommend it for a fun filled day. Makes for a great grandma camp day. The lines were not too long. The one downside was the food purchased there as it was not very good so would recommend bringing in your own food.

Thank Elaine N
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Very clean and well kept. Campground is spacious...you are not right on top of your neighbors. All staff we encountered were especially pleasant. You can tell this place is well managed. Nice lake with a smallish swimming area that never gets more than waist deep or so. Lots of nearby attractions to check out yet you still feel like you...

Thank koestlerk
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We chose this KOA because it appeared to be right next door to the water park. It was actually a pretty good distance to get to the water park entrance. Luckily we had other family with a rental car or it would have been near impossible to get our 3 kids and all the stuff over. The staff kept commenting...

Thank April H
Eric B, Owner at Waterloo / Lost Island Waterpark KOA, responded to this review

April - Thank you for your feedback! I'm so sorry you were not informed about the shuttle from our KOA to Lost Island to the Isle Casino. We will be sure to share your experience with staff so that future visitors do not share your inconvenience.

Minneapolis, MN
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is a pretty and quiet campground with lots to do nearby. There's a walking path around a small lake, lots of duck & geese families to watch, swimming area and beach volleyball. We loved the fenced in dog area. It's basically in the middle of a corn field - although you can hear highway noise (and see the cars...

Thank PipersMom29
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This review might have been in jepordy save for accomodating staff. I called to book because I was about 2 hrs away. The staff member that answered said I didn't need to book in advance because that would be open when I got there (by 11pm). I was still about 10 min away when it was comming up on 11pm...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Waterloo/Lost Island KOA is camping like you've never experienced! We offer a wide range of accommodations from tent sites to RV sites to deluxe cabins that sleep eight guests! Every RV site has 50 amp service, water, sewer, cable TV, & WiFi. Deluxe cabins have linens provided, full bathrooms, cable TV & more - GLAMPING at its finest. Our 15 acre Aloha Lake offers fishing, swimming, paddleboats, & kayaks as well as an island set up for wonderful picnic lunches. Conveniently located across the street from the amazing Lost Island Waterpark, this KOA is a must-visit for anyone in the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterloo / Lost Island Waterpark KOA

Address: 4550 Hess Rd, Waterloo, IA 50701-9473
Region: United States > Iowa > Waterloo
Price Range: ₹ 6,873 - ₹ 11,782 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“a site closer to the beach = a shorter walk!!”
 of 5 bubbles winslowpv, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Spring for the deluxe campsite, it has a awesome brick patio with a fire ring!”
 of 5 bubbles 0JonathanB, 20 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Most cabins face the water”
 of 5 bubbles Mwkugel, 5 Sep 2013 | Read review
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