Des Moines County Campground

Find Des Moines County Iowa campgrounds. Campgrounds provide information about camping, tent camping, ReserveAmerica, KOA, RV resorts, campsites, and cabins.


Burlington Spring Lake Campground 3939 Spring Lake Road Burlington IA 52601 319-752-8691


About Des Moines County Campgrounds

Des Moines County Campgrounds are designated locations that allow for temporary outdoor living, generally involving overnight stays in Des Moines County, IA. Campgrounds may be publicly or privately owned.

You may contact a Campground for questions about:
  • Des Moines County Public and Private Campgrounds
  • Campsites, tent sites, and cabins
  • Des Moines County Campground amenities and facilities
  • Campground reservations and fees
  • Campground resorts
Des Moines County Public Campgrounds

There are approximately 11,400 public Campgrounds in the United States, which are managed by federal, Iowa state, or local Des Moines County government agencies. Most of these Campgrounds are located in state or national forests and parks. Campgrounds on federal lands are usually managed by the National Parks Service, the National Forest Service, or the Bureau of Land Management. Campgrounds on Iowa state lands are most often managed by the state's conservation or environmental agency responsible for state parks in Des Moines County.

Des Moines County Private Campgrounds

Privately owned Campgrounds can be found in Iowa. Kampgrounds of America (KOA), for example, owns approximately 500 Campgrounds throughout the U.S. Most private Campgrounds are either Recreational Vehicle Parks or Campground Resorts. Privately owned Campgrounds can also include Des Moines County membership-based Campgrounds.

Campsite Amenities in Des Moines County, Iowa

The amenities available at Des Moines County Campgrounds determine the fees charged for using the facility. In addition to Des Moines County tent sites, Campgrounds feature cabins or similar structures for visitors, usually at an additional cost. The least developed Campgrounds, sometimes referred to as Primitive Campgrounds, provide little more than space to pitch a tent and outhouses with pit toilets. Additional amenities often include fire pits or grills for cooking, picnic tables, site lighting, garbage cans, potable water, and platforms or pads for tents. Convenience stores and bathrooms with flush toilets and showers are not uncommon at Des Moines County Campgrounds. Campgrounds may run programs and activities or provide access to on-site recreational equipment rentals, such as bikes, kayaks, or sporting supplies. Campgrounds in national or Iowa state parks and forests often have a Park Ranger on site.

Campground Resorts

Campground Resorts are privately owned campgrounds that offer numerous additional features not typically found in public Des Moines County Campgrounds. Visitors to Campground Resorts have access to spas, pools, clubhouses, game rooms, and other amenities. Tent sites are rarely offered at Campground Resorts.