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Cedar City, Iowa

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75 Reviews of 19 Cedar City, Iowa Campgrounds

SThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2021

Mosquito Ranch

Perhaps it is just a season, but there were tremendous amount of mosquitoes at the campground during our visit. Lots of stagnant water, lake, etc. Reasonably priced, however, and close to Cedar Falls. The bathroom were a little sketchy and the noise from the highway was quite loud. OK stay for a…

Month of VisitOctober
Molly The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2021

Small River Campground

It is a small river campground, no shower houses, but there is a Porta potty. Never too busy even on holiday weekends.

Month of VisitOctober
Kerry M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2021

Electric sites only, but beautiful area

All campsites at Timmons Grove are$18/night and are electric. I have visited this place many times but only camped once. This place has never been busy when I have visited.

I generally do not camp electric, so$18/night was steep for non-electric tent camping. There is no shower and the…

  • Park Sign
  • Boat ramp. The road to the boat ramp passes through the campground.
  • Typical site. All are electric. All are $18/night
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Month of VisitSeptember
Kerry M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2021

Nice campground, but can be loud during the day

I like this campground. It is right on the Iowa river near a takeout, so you can put in upstream and paddle down, or do as I do and paddle upstream and then back down (works when the water flow is not too swift).

This campground is quiet at night, but I will point out that it is near a popular…

  • Welcome sign
  • Canoe/kayak take-out (or put-in to paddle upstream)
  • Playground
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Kerry M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2021

Two campgrounds to enjoy at Backbone State Park

Backbone State Park is unlike any other place in Iowa, having geological features uncommon in Iowa.

There are two campgrounds. I have camped in both:

Modern Campground: This is a large, modern campground with all of the standard amenities found in a modern campground… electric hookups,…

  • Backbone State Park Lake (showing the beach)
  • Trout Stream
  • Richmond Spring (feeds the trout stream)
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Month of VisitNovember
Kerry M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2021

Secluded campground near the Iowa River

Eagle City Park has two parts - a lower campground that is a paddlers camp on the Iowa River, and an upper campground with a few secluded campsites.

All campsites are free, and there are many to choose from. I have camped in both the upper and lower campgrounds, in summer and fall. I tend to…

  • Secluded tent camping at Eagle City Park (lower campground)
Month of VisitNovember
Kerry M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2021

Fun fishing but limited camping

I live near Stoehr Fishing Area and fish there often. It has excellent shore fishing on the two ponds. The main species are black bass and bluegill, however I did catch a northern pike once. There are grass carp as well.

There really is no campsite to speak of. There is a picnic shelter and grill,…

  • Eastern pond - farther from the road
  • Picnic shelter and vault toilet
  • Western pond - closer to the road
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Month of VisitSeptember
Matthew B.
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2021

Peaceful county park.

Electric and water only. Nice playground for young kids. Limited activities.

Month of VisitJuly
Clint  G.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2021

Nice for a County Park

This campground offers electric only sites for RVs.  Water can be a bit tricky to get in the park and there was not host onsite to assist.  The RV sites were mostly level on a gravel pad with a grass yard.  There is some shade with fire pits on site and picnic tables.  It was very quiet as this is…

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Zeb R.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2021

Quiet Nice Park

Rogers Park is a nice quiet getaway. It has a lake where you can fish swim kayak or troll with your boat.

Month of VisitAugust
Kim B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2021

Nice, quiet, well-kept campground!

We stayed in Spot #1, which is by the water. We were in a tent, so it was warm, but overall it was a great stay. Very well maintained and a couple nice trails. Dog friendly.

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Month of VisitJuly
Tanner H.
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2021

Endless trails, cool cliffs, quiet atmosphere

I have been to Backbone a few times, this spot is one of my friends and I’d favorite. There is no through traffic so it’s quiet. Tons of trails, specifically the spot we camped at was right by the trail so we had easy access. The sites are big so you can camp far back and keep the vehicles at the…

  • overhead footage of backbone state park
Month of VisitNovember
Matthew H.
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2021

Beautiful and relaxing.

Great stay over memorial day weekend. Quiet campground. Be prepared for a couple of hills in the park.

Month of VisitJune
MThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2021

Very nice!

Great small town campground. Very quiet, especially on weekdays. Great place to take long walks with great paths and scenery. Small town Iowa with convenience store close by.

Month of VisitJuly
cThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2021

Nice park

Went there last weekend had to do a walk up everything else was reserved. Clean park area, bathrooms were disgusting though. Talked to the DNR he was very friendly and knowledgeable. Plenty of places to walk around and hike. Overall a good place to stay for a few days but not much to do after that

Month of VisitJuly

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