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Wilson Island State Park

32801 Camp Ground Ln, Missouri Valley, IA 51555-4084
+1 712-642-2069
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Great place for a weekend outing or to camp and watch the Bald Eagles and Geese.

Easy drive from Omaha and just off of I-29. Adjacent to Desoto Bend Wildlife Refuge. Modern... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
Bill M
Spacious, quiet sites--bring your tick repellent

The site was beautiful, grassy, spacious and level--great place for dogs. Loved the lightning bugs... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
MTteacher
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15 Nov 2017
“Great place for a weekend outing or to camp and watch the Bald Eagles and Geese.”
9 Aug 2017
“Spacious, quiet sites--bring your tick repellent”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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32801 Camp Ground Ln, Missouri Valley, IA 51555-4084
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Easy drive from Omaha and just off of I-29. Adjacent to Desoto Bend Wildlife Refuge. Modern restrooms are closed in mid October and the water to the campsites in mid November. There is a gravel quarry on the other side of the river and they...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

The site was beautiful, grassy, spacious and level--great place for dogs. Loved the lightning bugs since we don't get to see them in Montana. It was hot as Hades the night we were there, which isn't anyone's fault--but it definitely impacted our stay since we...More

Thank MTteacher
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We have been traveling for more than three months and look at reviews as one of the tools to find quiet RV/campgrounds to stay a few days. After reading the many reviews that speak so highly of this park, especially the quiet and proximity of...More

Thank Mary C
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Our spot, and others were pretty level with rock. We had decent shade and the grass was mowed recently. The fire pit was as expected. Sites are spaced well for a state park. The Ranger was accommodating and professional. The modern shower and bathrooms were...More

Thank Ron O
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Beautiful state park with wonderful free hot showers and big tent campsites. Good view of the Missouri River. Too bad there's a gravel pit with big trucks and construction equipment on the Nebraska side of the river. We were awakened at 4:30 am by the...More

Thank Lori N
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