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 4.5 out of 5

Based on 1000 Reviews

RV Reviews

Jun 26, 2016
Very well kept campground with friendly staff. Only suggestion for improvement would be to make sites more level. For campers who struggle with road noise, traffic on I-80 was pretty loud through the night.
Jun 26, 2016
this site was excellent. the site we had 10 days before was entirely too small.
Jun 26, 2016
Koa sign on the street was confusing. We drove right past the street. Koa office staff said other people have drove past too. You
Jun 25, 2016
Very friendly staff. Clean restrooms and showers.
Jun 25, 2016
This was a very quiet campground. We didn't see any campers sitting outside & we didn't see any children. There were quite a few people living in their campers at this campground, but we never saw them outside. The staff was friendly & courteous.
Jun 25, 2016
Over night stay Great.
Jun 23, 2016
As usual, you went above and beyond my expectation. Looking forward to my July visits.
Jun 23, 2016
The people were very nice. Didn't have many shaded sites for summer visits and it was in the 90's. Also the right end site on our row was consumed with a huge rig which prevented all of us on that row from being able to come around and back into our sites. We had to drive on the row before all the way to the left and then back all the way to our site. This probably should be remedied.
Jun 23, 2016
Would stay here repeatedly
Jun 21, 2016
Good campground pool was great kids had fun.
Jun 21, 2016
Was a nice to place to stay.
Jun 21, 2016
We had some dogfood that was left from the previous campers,the KOA staff was very good about taking care of the problem. Would definitely recommend it to others.
Jun 20, 2016
Very nice place to stay. A few trees could be trimmed and some oil put on the gravel road. Nice operator and will stay there again.
Jun 20, 2016
great overnight stay.
Jun 19, 2016
The hiway was noisy,campsites way to close. Asked to leave as quickly as we could as they had race fans coming in.
Jun 18, 2016
For a KOA it needs a bit of an upgrade. We did enjoy our stay and staff were very helpful.
Jun 18, 2016
Great little camp ground for over nite, sites were close but staff was great.looked like they were expanding new sites.Also close to Iowa race track
Jun 16, 2016
This was our first stay at a KOA. We were very pleased with the facility and very impressed with the staff. My kids really enjoyed themselves.
Jun 15, 2016
Personell were nice and helpful. Some grass in the site. Howerver, sites were short (I needed 50 feet) and narrow.
Jun 15, 2016
very helpfull
Jun 14, 2016
Very helpful, clean, and kids had fun at the pool. Can't wait to see there new playground updates complete.
Jun 13, 2016
The campground and the facilities were very nice. The only downside is the traffic noise from I-80.
Jun 13, 2016
OK for one night.
Jun 13, 2016
The hosts were excellent. We went to ice cream social and pancake breakfast. Had a great shaded site near everything. Would stay here again. Camped in a motorhome.
Jun 12, 2016
Nice, clean. Staff friendly and helpful. Easy on and off freeway. Close to speedway and other sights. Walmart close for anything you forgot.
Jun 12, 2016
Clean grounds friendly staff but sites are very close to each other.
Jun 11, 2016
Excellent stay, awesome showing the kids all of the lightning bugs!
Jun 10, 2016
Awesome stay
Jun 09, 2016
Jun 09, 2016
Great hosts and campground
Jun 09, 2016
Little road noise but not to bad. Campground is a little tight for a 42' rig towing.
Jun 07, 2016
Nice clean and quiet stop!
Jun 07, 2016
We were out for the first time with our camper and suffered from CRS syndrome. (Can't remember shit). KOA Bob to the rescue!! Hehe led hook sewer, hot water and shower.he gave above andbeyond. And we were able to enjoy the rest of our trip (until brakes went out in colorado).thank you, bob
Jun 07, 2016
This KOA was closer to the interstate than any I have ever stayed at. You could see the traffic driving by and the noise was unbearable. This is a terrible place to stay. The only good thing was we were only staying one night.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Part of the convenience of being only 1/2 mile off of I80 is there is some traffic noise. We are sorry if that was bothersome.
Jun 06, 2016
Jun 05, 2016
While the campground is a 'nice' campground, it is definitely not worth the price of over $40.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We hope you enjoyed all of the amenities we offer as part of staying at our campground along with the clean facilities.
Jun 03, 2016
Sites very tight highway very loud. Wifi non working.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We had lightning strike our internet and it was out while the company that is our provider was fixing it. It works fine again, it was one of those unforeseen things we are very sorry. The internet is free at our park.
Jun 02, 2016
The sites are way too close together with too small picnic tables and you have to ask for fire rings. The interstate traffic was a big issue for us at night. And didn't like that our visitors had to park by the office and carry stuff to the site.
Jun 02, 2016
No WI-FI connectivity even with very few campers. Person in office said " shouldn't plan on WI-FI in campgrounds", this, after advertising free WI-FI. Campground is so close to I-80 that noise was unacceptable - howling truck tires all night. Stay somewhere else!!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Because of a lightning strike hitting our internet system we did have lags in it for a day, we are very sorry but it was beyond our control and addressed as soon as we realized it happened. Part of the convenience of being within 1/2 mile of i80 is there can be some traffic noise.
Jun 01, 2016
Jun 01, 2016
Many improvements from last time
Jun 01, 2016
Sights so narrow that sewer port was where next trailers stairs were. Awnings overhang not next site. Only one bathroom for all campground.
Jun 01, 2016
This was our first camping trip as a family and we had a great time. The location was great! The facilities were clean and we hope to visit again soon!
May 31, 2016
This KOA is well managed. Friendly & helpful. Stayed 2 months😂.
May 31, 2016
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.
 

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