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136 Reviews of 22 Illyria, Iowa Campgrounds

Chantal C.
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2021

Great for Families

The RV/pull behind spots here fill up VERY fast. This was no big deal for us since we went for a long tent camping weekend, there are plenty of sites if you are ok without all the hookups. The park has the river on one end and cold water springs all around the other side. There are restrooms which…

Month of VisitOctober
Chantal C.
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2021

Simple and Secluded

Sigglekow Campground in Black Hawk County Iowa is one of a kind! Quite and secluded, if that's what you're looking for. To get out and decompress it's a great spot. Has electric sites and also places to tent camp (my favorite kind 😁) right on the Wapsi River.

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Siteprimitive tent site
Month of VisitAugust
Jerry N.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2021

Quite basecamp

Got into the park after 5pm, so went to my site as office was closed till 6. Discovered sites had no water spigot, so filled up by the office. Sites are fairly flat clay soil, so I didn't have to level much. A thunderstorm didn't create any driving issues. Campground is among tall trees, but I…

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Month of VisitOctober
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…

Site4
Month of VisitOctober
AThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2021

Nice spot, warm showers, good views

I stayed for one night on my drive down the Mississippi. Easy campground, toilets were clean and showers were warm. Beautiful sunset from the ridge. Take a look at the campsite map before booking because half of the campsites at Wisconsin Ridge have beautiful views and half are in the woods. Did a…

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Month of VisitOctober
Nate G.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2021

Nice place!

Great camping for tent. Bike trails and good trout fishing. You can acess the whole city of Decorah and all the scenic places by walking or bikes. Clean showers and bathrooms, large playground, internet at the front building incase you need to work.

SiteTent 26
Month of VisitSeptember
M
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2021

Great stay here

Stayed here two nights in late August. From our site (30) we had a nice view of the water which was about a 3min walk. Site was mostly level with gravel, picnic table and fire pit/grate. The trees on this look are amazingly tall and provide great shade. Park was clean and maintained. We didn’t use…

Site30
Month of VisitSeptember
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
Therese T.
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2021

Love this campground

I keep coming back to this park. The tent camping sites are quiet, well shaded and good access to the fishing stream. Running water Bathrooms closed due to covid but the vault toilets are fine. Hiking trails are absolutely gorgeous, 3 playgrounds for the kids. Little nature center was nice.…

Siteone of the non electric tent sites
Month of VisitAugust
Matthew O.
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2021

Great place

Spacious sites, lots of awesome activity opportunities. We even got to hang out with an astronomy club with telescopes. Lots of fun.

Month of VisitNovember
MThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2021

Hidden oasis from the city

We booked a spot for our RV because we wanted to explore the Decorah,IA area and it’s abundant set of activities. The campground is more on the rustic side but they have a nice clean shower house, very well kept grounds and a ton of space to spread out. The lower campground is right next to the…

  • view looking east
  • site 10 in the lower campground, viewed from the North
SiteLE-10
Month of VisitSeptember
Matthew B.
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2021

Peaceful county park.

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

SiteWater/electric
Month of VisitJuly
Laura E.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2021

Good spot to sleep over on the road

We stopped here to sleep on our way home from a long road trip. The electric sites are like a typical RV park, not much space or privace. We had site 40west and it was larger, but too close to the smelly pit toilets. Showers nice, hot and clean. The tent sites looked spacious, but not very private.…

  • view from our site
Site40 west
Month of VisitAugust
Mike H.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2021

a gem overlooking the Missisippi!

Wow - well done, Wisconsin. What a beautiful park to pull into after a long day of driving. Lovely drive in to the park and then to pull up to an immaculate campsite was a treat. Fireflies emerged as we began to setup camp and we watched the sunset over the Missippi before calling it a night. Great…

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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Site1
Month of VisitJuly

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