Waterloo / Lost Island Waterpark KOA

4550 Hess Rd

Waterloo, IA 50701

Reserve: 800-562-2483

Info: 319-233-3485

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Campground Reviews

Aug 31, 2013
Aug 29, 2013
Aug 28, 2013
Fantasic stay, this will be an excellent campground once more established. For being a brand new campground it is fantastic with lots of amenities. We will be staying again in 2014 summer.
Aug 28, 2013
We showed up late at night and they didn't leave any information for us even though we had pre-registered and told them we'd be arriving very late. The tent area was lumpy and uneven (not good for a tent) and the showers where cold and had no pressure.
Aug 28, 2013
This is a new campground and there is NO SHADE. They have a swim lake but no pool. There are no lights at night so it can be confusing at night trying to find your camp site. The row numbers are confusing. Te signs are about 20 ft after the road but just before the next road. You think you should turn after the sign when, in actuality you need to turn before the sign. Map does not show trash Cab
Aug 28, 2013
real nice place to stay needs grass and more shade trees but they will come in time since this is the first year of business.staff very friendly and the showers were clean and kept up
Aug 28, 2013
Aug 28, 2013
The staff was very helpful and they will have a great park when it is finished. We look forward to staying there again as it is so close to relatives.
Aug 27, 2013
Staff was super friendly/helpful, cabin was really nice. Having store there saved time. Only wish there were chairs to sit on (on our porch). Would stay here again!
Aug 27, 2013
Nice cabin, close to water park. Clean grounds, the children really enjoyed the lake.
Aug 26, 2013
Restrooms, pond, trail and store are great. Not having level ground for picnic table and sitting is disastrous. All of the washouts need to be filled in, we had several falls and turned ankles.
Aug 26, 2013
Arrived late just to stay for the night. The fellow at the desk was very cordial and let us choose our own site. Baths were immaculate, although shower water and temp were not adjustable. This is a beautiful new facility with a lovely location.
Aug 25, 2013
We and our Grandkids enjoyed our stay. Our stay was August 20th and out August 23,2013. The shower house and restrooms where very clean. The beach and play area were enjoyed by the kids.
Aug 23, 2013
We stayed in the deluxe cabin and had a great time....everything we needed was supplied. Plan on going back again next year!
Aug 23, 2013
Need better cable service
Aug 22, 2013
Though this is a new campground, it needs some tlc. The weeds in the fire pits and around the trees, the washouts at sites, never saw a staff member in 5 days. The hill sites need leveling. Hopefully as it grows it will get better and more care.
Aug 22, 2013
The patio site was great. We had campfires every night and rode our bikes around the lake in the evening. We used the cooker to grill burgers and played disk golf on the disk golf course. Next time we will rent boats. We hooked up the cable but had no time for watching TV. We got gas and milk at the store but didn't need the donuts or pizza by the slice: maybe next time.
Aug 22, 2013
Staff was great. Think about some garbage cans on the beach. In general, the sites were rather littered.
Aug 21, 2013
Great new KOA. Will only get better as the property matures. Could use some improvements on signage and lighting. Hard to navigate at night because of the lack of lighting and signage.
Aug 21, 2013
Aug 21, 2013
think about having recycle bins staff very friendly and helpful
Aug 20, 2013
We loved this cabin and while the campground is brand new, they are working hard to put together a great spot. Nice office bldg, friendly staff, nice grounds.
Aug 20, 2013
Aug 20, 2013
I especially liked having the gas station on site.
Aug 19, 2013
The only bad thing is the position of the sewer dump pipe on the site. It should be closer to the other utilities. My sewer hose could not reach it.
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 19, 2013
So very impressed! We had our family reunion there last weekend and we were so pleased. You've created a campground that has everything! Nicely done!
Aug 19, 2013
What a nice place. You deserve a President Award. You did a great job
Aug 18, 2013
Being a very new park, the grounds were very sparse as far as grass, trees, flowers etc. the staff was great and very accommodating. The shuttle to the waterpark was very good and a saving grace. This park will be great in about 5 years.
Aug 18, 2013
Aug 18, 2013
New Park just needs more time to mature Trees and grass. Had good time on the Beach and fishing with my son.
Aug 18, 2013
Very nice and new. Friendly and helpful.
Aug 18, 2013
As always, the entire staff went above and beyond to make our stay perfect. So much care goes into the grounds, facilities and comfort of all Kampers.
Aug 17, 2013
It was a very nice site. Just need more signs on how to get to the KOA. Also didn't find any recycle containers.
Aug 16, 2013
Omg!!! We loved this place so much, the kids had a blast at the cabin and at the waterpark. Everything was very accommodating, especially the store, very convenient. Thanks for all of it
Aug 15, 2013
Aug 14, 2013
Not sure if we will be back this way, bit if we are we will stay here again! Large campsites, great swimming lake and beach for the kids. Fun Waterpark down the road. We had a great time!
Aug 14, 2013
Thanks
Aug 14, 2013
Staff was very friendly and helpful, however, the park is so new, not any grass to walk our dog. Mostly mud, with some weeds. It rained hard, so it was very messy.
Aug 13, 2013
Great staff that were very helpful in planning and checking in and out. Good location. Clean and well maintained. Will be back.
Aug 13, 2013
Aug 12, 2013
Great location! Golf, waterpark, shopping & casino. Park staff out standing. Great family reunion.
Aug 12, 2013
Aug 12, 2013
Kids loved the beach and playground. Very clean and staff was friendly. Just thought it was a little expensive at $45 a night.
Aug 12, 2013
We loved the cabin and the lake. We recommend that you get a large magnet to sweep the area for screws, sparkler rods etc.
Aug 12, 2013
Aug 12, 2013
GreaT Cabin And Lake Very Clean
Aug 10, 2013
Aug 10, 2013
Great cabin. Perfect location near the Lost Island waterpark. Sound of highway 20 is distinct, but not a deal-breaker for a fun stay in a very clean campground.

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