Local Area Attractions
Campground Mission Statement
It is our mission to provide our kamping customers with the cleanest and friendliest Kampground available anywhere. Kamping at the Sioux City KOA provides a wonderful opportunity for families to sit back, relax, have fun and spend some quality time together. You will find many fun things to do at our kampground.
- 18-hole mini-golf
- 30x50 heated swimming pool
- Inflatable bounce house
- Bike rentals
- Bike and walking trail
- Buffalo burger cookouts
- Playground with klimbing kabin
- Tot lot with Little Tykes equipment for children under 7
- Sand volleyball
- Balance beam
- Regulation horseshoe pit
- Movie nights
- Pucker Powder creation station
- Nightly all-you-can-eat Ice Cream Social, featuring soft-serve ice cream and cookies
- Landscaped RV sites, some with patios
- Free Wireless Internet
- Extensive landscaping with wood swings and benches for relaxation
- Weekly and monthly RV site rentals
- 24-hour laundry
- Fire rings at every site
- Fax and copy service
Explore North Sioux City
Start your visit in North Sioux at Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve, a 1500-acre park featuring one of the last free-flowing segments of the Missouri River. Established in 1872, it includes the family's original farmhouse, a historic barn and miles of hiking and biking trails.
North Sioux City is the Las Vegas of the Siouxland area, featuring more than 13 video casinos. If you love video gambling, you will love the excitement of North Sioux City.
If you are a racing fan, NASCAR Winston Racing Series runs each weekend May - October.
Visit North Sioux City online for more information.
War Eagle Monument
The Siouxland area refers to a tri-state area, IA, NE, and SD. You may see all three states by visiting the War Eagle Monument. War Eagle is located in Sioux City, IA, high on one of the bluffs. As you stand in IA you may look across the Big Sioux River and see the valley of North Sioux City, SD and across the Missouri River to see South Sioux City, NE. Visit Sioux City online for more information.
Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Your entire family will enjoy the hands-on exhibit area allowing a look at Loess Hills geological formations, native plants and animals. Dorothy Pecaut is located on the Loess Hills Scenic Byway. Visit the Woodbury County Conservation Board online for more information.
View a 33-foot stainless steel statue of Jesus, a 30-foot statue of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Queen of Peace, in an outdoor park featuring gardens and walkways. There are over 30 artworks depicting Christian history. St. Joseph Center houses a life-size wood carving of the Last Supper. Trinity Heights is a must see.
Three decks of gambling fun on a riverboat, where you can play slots, video slots, craps, roulette, blackjack, poker and Caribbean stud. Open twenty four hours. It is located on the Sioux City Riverfront. Comedy Club, entertainment and dining are also available. See the Argosy Casino online for more information.
Sergeant Floyd River Museum and Welcome Center
Visit the Sergeant Floyd River Museum and Welcome Center. Housed inside a diesel inspection ship that floated the Missouri River for 50 years as the flagship of the US Army Corps of Engineers construction fleet, is a museum displaying the history of the Missouri River. One of the largest displays of scale Missouri River steamboats and keelboats models in America also makes its home here. The Lewis and Clark expedition is highlighted also. For more information, visit the museum online.
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
Lewis and Clark and their group of explorers traveled through the Siouxland area. Experience their travels by visiting the Lewis and Clark Interpretative Center where you may choose to be one of the explorers facing his challenges as you visit each exhibit. Traveling with children? The Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center is an educational experience.
Sergeant Floyd Monument
Sergeant Floyd, the only one of the exploration party to die during the Lewis and Clark expedition, was buried on the bluffs overlooking the Missouri River. A 100-foot tall white stone obelisk marks Sergeant Floyd's gravesite. The obelisk was the first registered National Historic Landmark in the United States. For more information, visit the National Park Service online.
Sioux City Riverfront
Enjoy a stroll or bike ride along the riverfront. Take a break on one of the benches at the Rose garden or under the pavilion. Many events occur on the riverfront each year, such as Rivercade, Artspash, Ice cream socials and musical presentations. Visit the Sioux City Tourism website for more information.
Loess Hills Scenic Byway
This unique landscape embraces the eastern flank of the Missouri River Valley. Touring the Loess Hills will provide an educational blend of the past and present. Automobile tours offer ridge-top views of the valley, the Loess Hills woodlands, prairies and other natural landmarks. The Loess Hills are formations of silt found only in parts of Missouri, Iowa and China. Visit the Sioux City Tourism website for more information.
Dutch Windmill Visitors Center - Orange City, Iowa
A Windmill stands 76-feet tall, with a dome weighing five tons and vanes weighing over 7 tons. Orange City is the home of the Tulip Festival in May. Visit the Windmill online for more information.
Also located in Orange City is The Old Factory, located in the old wooden shoe factory, where you can see a demonstration, live or video, on the art of carving wooden shoes. You may purchase a pair available in 20 wearable sizes. Call 712-707-4242 for more information.
Gavins Point Dam and Yankton, SD
Travel the Lewis and Clark Trail to Yankton, SD and enjoy another Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center. Take in the beautiful sights of Lewis and Clark Lake and Gavins Point Dam.
Stop along the way in Vermillion, SD to visit Spirit Mound and the W.H. Over Music Museum.
Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve
Spanning 1,500 acres along the Missouri River, with more than 10 miles of trails, this area was envisioned as a "place for inner renewal." The Preserve hosts a number of nature programs throughout the year and features several restored buildings such as the original home, barn, country school and church, containing many of the original furnishings, taking the visitor back in time, the area seems to come alive with history. Wildlife viewing blinds, displays in the visitor center and nature programs all add to the experience. Guided golf cart tours are available by reservation for visitors with physical limitations. Visit Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve online for more information.
First Election West of the Mississippi by US Citizens
On August 22, 1904, Lewis and Clark camped near present day Elk Point, SD . It was there that Patrick Gass was elected to replace Sergeant Floyd, who the explorers had just buried in Sioux City, IA. A Lewis and Clark Wayside Exhibit commemorates the election in pictorial plaques of life along the Trail and historical flags of all nations who have governed their area.