Newton KOA

Open April 1 - October 31

Reserve: 800-562-4670

Info: 641-792-2428

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1601 East 36th Street South

Newton, IA 50208

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Camper Rating 4 out of 5

Based on 1000 Reviews

Campground Reviews

May 31, 2016
This KOA is well managed. Friendly & helpful. Stayed 2 months😂.
May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016
First time staying at a KOA over the memorial weekend. Kids had a blast, staff was extremely friendly, and camp ground is very well kept.
May 31, 2016
interstate is way close to the campground..so if you are a light sleeper this would not work for you...i however..slept just fine. the activities were not all set up yet up so my kiddos just enjoyed the pool :)very clean and friendly service though. :)
May 31, 2016
Only KOA that asked us if we wanted to use our points. Very nice staff.
May 31, 2016
The staff was great and very friendly. The main thing we were disappointed with is how old the playground was. The equipment was metal and pretty rusted. My kids were sad bc we would not let them play on it. Everything else was nice. 😀😀

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

The current playground was older, however a brand new playground is being installed for the children to enjoy! However the older playground is safe.
May 31, 2016
Very load, from I-80 noise. Very crowded, drive through site was so close, there wasn't room for a fire pit. It appears there are a few nice sites, but mostly overcrowded.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We do offer portable fire pits on the sites that there aren't permanent ones. We are happy to set up for you. Holiday weekends the campground is full so it can seem crowded.
May 31, 2016
My 11 year old girls were not allowed to participate in the kids weekend activites. The cost of staying here easily could and should of covered the minimal cost for all the weekend activities. All around bad experience at this KOA and I have stayed at a lot.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We are sorry if they did not enjoy our activities for the kids, everyone of any age is welcome to participate and we ask them all if they would like to. We would never turn any children away. All of the planned activities are free to the children.
May 31, 2016
Staff were very friendly. We thought we were getting a extra wide site, but we couldn't even extend our Awning because it would hit the RV next to us. We thought we would have a fire ring, but not in our "extra wide" spot. Staff was friendly, but sites are to small. We won't use this KOA again.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Our sites offer a grassy area for a fire pit that we will gladly bring to you. With RVs becoming bigger with multiple slides it can feel crowded at times.
May 31, 2016
Sites were very tight. If someone had parked next to us we would not have been able to put out the awning.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

With RVs having multiple slides and larger awnings it can seem crowded.
May 30, 2016
This was first time in a camper (normally camp in tents). Worker Bob was awesome and made it an awesome experience for several reasons. He went above and beyond by showing how to set up our camper for first time then helped show us how to work several things this alone made us happy that we even got the camper otherwise it may have been not so fun of a stay.
May 29, 2016
Friendly staff. Good for an overnight stop. Nice kamp if only the I80 noise pollution didn't interfere.
May 26, 2016
We will stay at the Newton KOA every time we pass through Iowa!
May 26, 2016
Not the normal KOA, no staff assistance to site. Grounds nice but sites need to be more level. Everyone was leveling at their site. Close to HWY hear trucks. Bathrooms nice, pool great hopefully expansion will have larger& flat sites.
May 25, 2016
Would have liked a sound barrier for the road traffic
May 25, 2016
The campground is ideal for short stays while on the journey. Clean, very well maintained with extremely helpful personnel. We have stayed here before and would not hesitate to stay again if I am traveling across the interstate.
May 24, 2016
May 23, 2016
We enjoyed our stay. The host was friendly.
May 23, 2016
Felt welcomed and met the most friendly employees ever. But...We are country folks and weren't used to the I-80 truck traffic all night. There is no buffer between you and the highway.
May 22, 2016
May 22, 2016
A little noisy next to I80.
May 21, 2016
Very close to highway. Loud trucks all night. Sites very close to each other. Not likely to stay here again.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

One side to being easy on and off of I80 is there is some noise from the traffic.
May 19, 2016
OUTSTANDING FACILITY STAFF TAKES THE TIME TO MAKE EVERYONES STAY GREAT..
May 19, 2016
May 18, 2016
May 17, 2016
Everything about the campground was fantastic except for one thing that was the sound of the vehicles on I 80 basically kept us awake all night
May 17, 2016
Only stayed overnight.Owners very nice people.Excellent wi-fi
May 17, 2016
Had a great experience and enjoyed the area. You were very accomadating and super friendly. Thank you.
May 17, 2016
Our visit was very short, arriving later in the evening after dark and departing early in the morning. The grounds looked nice from what we saw in the morning. We stayed in a cabin with half bath - it was very clean and nice, the television being a nice perk. Our only criticism is the traffic noise from the nearby highway; everything else was great.
May 17, 2016
Would really like to see the power hooked back up at the tent sites. I have sleep apnea and unfortunately need to sleep with a breathing machine...meaning I need power 😩 While camping. Unfortunately also do not own an Rv. The tent site were laid out nicely with trees and a fire area but the power unhooked. I understand tents aren't where the money is at. still awesome stay will b backTha

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We have tent sites with electric and primitive which are both readily available.
May 16, 2016
Very great time.
May 16, 2016
Very accomidating we had a birthday party and they gave us a spot with a large side yard to accommodate my guest's, friendly staff, clean grounds, and facilities.
May 11, 2016
Convenient to I80. Friendly staff. Pull thrus are great.
May 11, 2016
We had a wonderful stay and our last minute changes were taken care of without question.
May 10, 2016
Was very clean and the staff was very curtious and friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend it to my too freinds and family.
May 08, 2016
May 08, 2016
Only downside is the traffic noise.
May 08, 2016
Very helpful staff. The entry from the city street is very rough and needs to be repaved!
May 06, 2016
This as a nice KOA. Friendly Staff and nice camp sites. Pet friendly with a dog park on site.
May 04, 2016
Great KOA, green with clean and accessible bathrooms.
May 01, 2016
May 01, 2016
Friendly staff, convenient location, great facility. We will stay there again.
Apr 30, 2016
Easy in easy out.
Apr 30, 2016
The staff is friendly and helpful. The park is neat and clean, well maintained. Although the park is close to I-80, traffic noise is just white noise.
Apr 27, 2016
Located near an interstate creating traffic noise. Campground and personnel are very nice and helpful.
Apr 27, 2016
Great Campground. Plan to stay again next travelling thru Iowa.
Apr 27, 2016
Enjoyed the Nature Trail. Entrance road needs repaired. Bathrooms very clean. Campground overall very nice.
Apr 25, 2016
Fine for a one night stay, however the traffic noise from the nearby highway was horrible.
Apr 25, 2016
We stayed here because it is a local campground, after pulling into the campground we wanted to find another place to stay due to the appeal of the campground. It was not maintained like it should have(Long grass, unlevel sites). When we checked in, we were handed a map and told where our site was, not lead to it like normally at KOA. I would not stay here even if it was the last campground.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

The beginning of the season we are very busy with getting the campground in order and properly groomed after winter. We offer an escort to sites along with a map that we draw how to get there. Normally our grounds are groomed when the grass greens up and it warms up.
Apr 20, 2016
Pretty campground. Highway noise was a little distracting. Bathrooms were nice and clean!
 

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