Onawa / Blue Lake KOA

Open April 15 - October 15

Reserve: 800-562-4182

Info: 712-423-1633

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21788 Dogwood Avenue

Onawa, IA 51040-8665

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Camper Rating 4.5 out of 5

Based on 816 Reviews

RV Reviews

Jul 26, 2016
Jul 26, 2016
Helpful host nice park
Jul 25, 2016
WiFi was basically non existent. And the only booze in the camp store was Bud products and local wine. Otherwise it was fine.
Jul 25, 2016
After hours check in went very smoothly. The location was awesome. It was convenient to interstate yet far enough away to not have the traffic noise. Serene setting with the lake. Place was clean and could not ask for anything to be nicer.
Jul 25, 2016
Facilities, setting and staff were wonderful. We were just passing through but may plan a longer stay next time.
Jul 24, 2016
Nice, clean, quiet, friendly.
Jul 23, 2016
Beautiful location and spacious sites.
Jul 23, 2016
It was nicely maintained and had a peaceful and nice view. Although we could only spend 1 night I would have stayed longer if our time allowed it.
Jul 23, 2016
Nice park
Jul 23, 2016
You need better fishing spots
Jul 22, 2016
Great campground to stop along the way when we are headed west. Little tight for big rigs!
Jul 22, 2016
A clean campground but had to deduct two stars. One for the dangerous cliff over the lake. Beware with kids. The other for the the store overstocked with beer.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thank you for your recent stay, as new owners we are addressing the shoreline issue but it takes time. As far as the store stock goes we have more of other items in the store for sale than beer, so not true. Not sure how in the store stock affected your stay.
Jul 21, 2016
We only stayed one night but it is marked in my camping ledger to return when we can say longer.
Jul 21, 2016
Jul 21, 2016
Great facility.
Jul 21, 2016
All your camp ground would be this good excellent Paul young
Jul 20, 2016
Immaculately maintained grounds. Superb customer service.
Jul 20, 2016
Whole campground was very well maintained, bathroom was spotless. We really liked our lakeside sight #75. They offered a very nice discount for fireman. We appreciated that very much. Staff was helpful and friendly. Thank you for a nice place to stay.
Jul 20, 2016
well maintained and very nice stay. we stop there anytime we pass. very comfortable.
Jul 19, 2016
Love the view from our site overlooking the lake
Jul 18, 2016
Great place to stay. Friendly staff.
Jul 17, 2016
Place is a bit dated but organized. Bathrooms clean as was pool staff were really nice helpful need more stock In Store of local products . They have a little short order restaurant food was good . Coffee was excellent sites are big and long pull throughs it's a great stop for the night park
Jul 16, 2016
Jul 16, 2016
Very beautiful place
Jul 14, 2016
Excellent! Beautiful, clean and staff extremely efficient and professional. Would definitely recommend and stay again.
Jul 14, 2016
Nicely maintained KOA. Friendly staff. A relaxful environment
Jul 14, 2016
I have never had to pay for grand kids come share a camp fire for the evEning at any KOA that I have stayed at they did not use the pool will start staying across the lake at state camp ground
Jul 13, 2016
Jul 13, 2016
We stayed by the lake and it was the best site ever!
Jul 13, 2016
I wish the office opened at 8 & closed at 9.
Jul 12, 2016
The sites were very close to each other. The back door to our RV opened nearly on top of the sewer for the site next to us. Our awning almost touched the RV next to us.
Jul 12, 2016
clean sites and a nice store for supplies
Jul 12, 2016
Pretty site and great internet connection.
Jul 11, 2016
Jul 09, 2016
Not very friendly
Jul 09, 2016
Nice place. Very clean. Staff a little moody, but they weren't camping with us so it was all good! Avoid Michael's Restaurant. Eat at your site as there are no places to eat out!
Jul 08, 2016
Jul 06, 2016
Easy to find. Good sites
Jul 05, 2016
1. I called at the beginning of the week and asked to cancel Thur. night (unable to arrive) was rudely told no cancellations on the $th of July weekend (Thurs is a weekday). 2. When we arrived at 5pm Friday I was abruptly told I had already checked in, obviously not I was standing at the counter to do so, it seemed to be an issue then. Finally got a spot, not a full service as stated on my receipt

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thank you for your recent stay, sorry if you failed to understand we had a no cancellation policy for reservations over the 4th, when you didn't call or show up for your reservation on the date stated I guess we should have cancelled your stay.
Jul 02, 2016
Jul 02, 2016
Lake would be great for people with a boat. Appears about 1/2 sites occupied by people that leave their RV's parker there year around. 1 of 3 toilets out of order and 1 shower out of order. Fine for pulling in to park overnight, but nothing around unless you are coming to boat and fish.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thank you for your stay, maybe you should stay in a bigger city and/or a hotel the next time you are in the area, our facility is a campground with camping activities.
Jul 01, 2016
Friendly owners, nice campground
Jun 30, 2016
One of the nicest KOA locations we have stayed at!!
Jun 30, 2016
Jun 28, 2016
Very nice, quiet campground. We stopped for one night on our way back from Yellowstone. Nice shaded sites, pretty view of the lake.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thank you for your stay, hope to see you again soon!
Jun 28, 2016
Jun 27, 2016
Wonderful

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thank you for your visit, please come see us again!
Jun 26, 2016
Nice pool. Beautiful lake view. Clean restrooms. Pricey.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thank you for your stay!
Jun 24, 2016
Three ladies in the office when I came in, however no one said hello for what seemed like minutes. Guess I've been spoiled from some of the other KOA parks we been in. No escort to the site,no explanation of trash pickup. Just could be a little friendlier. Campsite were very good....little close for being in the country.
Jun 24, 2016
Only stayed one night in an RV towing and would recommend this spot and will certainly come back again.
 

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