Des Moines West KOA

34308 L Avenue

Adel, IA 50003

Reserve: 515-834-2729

Info: 515-834-2729

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4.5 out of 5
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Campground Reviews

Aug 25, 2014
Aug 25, 2014
great people, great campground, easy access from I80. We stay in a camping cabin a couple of times a year and it is always clean
Aug 25, 2014
Awesome place awesome staff
Aug 25, 2014
The cabin was very nice. It would be better if you didn't have to pack all your bedding and kitchenware on top of everything else. The pool was nice but needs to be renovated...the surface was very rough and tore our feet up. Playground equipment was for older children. Very friendly and helpful staff.
Aug 25, 2014
Nice campground and surroundings. Friendly and helpful staff. Clean bathroom and facilities. Location is not too far from the street, which in one hand good, on the other it was too noisy for sleeping in a tent and hearing highway traffic noise,
Aug 25, 2014
We'll kept campground with wonderful hosts.
Aug 25, 2014
Nice quiet park. Lots of new upgrades/changes. My kids loved all of the activities that were offered. We look forward to staying again!
Aug 25, 2014
Aug 25, 2014
Kids enjoyed all the activities this weekend and staff.
Aug 25, 2014
Aug 25, 2014
Aug 24, 2014
Aug 24, 2014
Great staff. Sites really close together. It rained and was pretty muddy outside the door. Clean restrooms.
Aug 24, 2014
Interior roads are too narrow. The serpentine exit route is challenging especially with all the cars and golf carts parked everywhere. Make sure that Big Rigs are parked on a Big Rig site.
Aug 23, 2014
Awesome park...fantastic activities for families, nice big & wide level sites, extremely well kept, always adding new amenities...perfect for our month long stay.
Aug 23, 2014
Wonderful stay. Staff friendly and helpful. Please be sure and ask staff about the Rusty Duck
Aug 23, 2014
A little more shade would have been nice, but there were plenty of things to do and it was very quiet, despite being close to I80
Aug 22, 2014
This KOA always rates a 10. From the inviting entrance and welcoming staff, comfortable sites, the best-stocked store, we're always glad to stay here. The laundry and the pool are clean, there's a case of chilled beer, ice cream, and hot pizza delivered to our door. What's not to love?
Aug 22, 2014
Aug 21, 2014
Everything at this KOA was perfect; one of the best we have ever stayed at. The internet never was any good during our eight night stay so I recommend that you take your own hotspot.
Aug 21, 2014
Aug 21, 2014
A very nice park. Wide spaces, long sites, close to John Wayne's birth place, Madison County Covered Bridges. All in all a great KOA park for site seeing in and around the Des Moine area.
Aug 20, 2014
Aug 20, 2014
Aug 20, 2014
We had a pleasant nites stay. Very friendly staff clean showers. Also very quite when it came time to sleep
Aug 19, 2014
The surroundings were nice. Nice off leash dog park. Pretty pond. Other campers were rather invasive, however, cutting thru occupied campsites. Rather steep price wise. Pool needs replacing desperately!
Aug 19, 2014
Aug 19, 2014
It was quiet, not far off the highway and good amenities. We ordered the pizza and wings for supper and unfortunately the pizza was overcooked and we got wing bites instead of wings. We were hungry and ate it anyway. Would not order again.
Aug 19, 2014
Very accommodating hosts"found" a site for us, even though they had no more actual mobile home sites. We were grateful for a site with water and electricity as we arrived late on a Saturday (State Fair ) night. They did not turn us away as the next KOA was over an hour away.
Aug 18, 2014
The kids loved the movies, sundaes and jumping pillow. We loved the site, giftshop, dog park and our neighbors on either side. Park was quiet. Loved it!
Aug 18, 2014
This was our second stay here and we always find the facility nice. We stayed in a 40ft fifth wheel. Our site was large enough to deploy our awnings and spend some time outside.
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
Awesome place and so much entertainment! Only thing better would be paved sites! Great store and friendly staff👍spotless property. Thank you!
Aug 18, 2014
This a great campground. The improvements are making the grounds better and better with every stay. I would recommend this campground.
Aug 18, 2014
Only thing I didn't like was that there was no cable tv. And the internet was really slow.
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
Nice stay
Aug 18, 2014
Used camp site as a base camp to do some geocaching in the area and to ride/explore the local bicycle trails.
Aug 18, 2014
I always enjoy staying here. the only thing this time was there were a few tent campers that decided to be drunk and loud. that was my only disappointment.
Aug 18, 2014
Two days. Staff extremely helpful and pleasant. Loved the park.
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 17, 2014
We always enjoy our stay at this camp ground. The continue to make improvements. The new shelter was great to host a cook out for friends and family. The one suggestion I have that I think is really needed is to install at least one chair height toilet in each restroom so that it would not be so hard for us senior citizens to use the facilities.
Aug 17, 2014
Aug 16, 2014
We arrived super late at night due to a long drive and delays. The hosts had left information for us and got in touch with us to tell us how to check in. The facilities were great, the tent area was beautiful! Overall, great to have a KOA to rely on. You know it's going to be convenient, safe, well-kept, and a good experience.
Aug 15, 2014
Spacious, clean, and friendly. Convenient to I-80 too!

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