Waterloo / Lost Island Waterpark KOA

4550 Hess Rd

Waterloo, IA 50701

Reserve: 800-562-2483

Info: 319-233-3485

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RV Reviews

Jul 26, 2015
Bathrooms are quite a ways away from where our spot was. Plus you can't adjust the temperature of the shower. On hot humid days a warm shower is your only option. I would have loved a cold shower.
Jul 25, 2015
The trees are starting to grow and the grass is filling in since our visit two years ago. WiFi is poor and frequently stops entirely...plan on using your mobile broadband. Caution, your jacks may punch right through the tar/stones pad surface. That being said, its still a great RV park with lots of positives. We'll be back.
Jul 25, 2015
Very poor sewer location. Whoever designed the sewer system didn't know that water does not run uphill.
Jul 24, 2015
Very nice and clean. Nice restrooms and showers. Wish there was better signage on hwy 20 or 218.
Jul 24, 2015
Just an overnite stay, so not too much to say.......pull throughs were easy to use.
Jul 24, 2015
Very clean and the staff was very friendly!
Jul 24, 2015
i will reccomend
Jul 24, 2015
we checked in on July 21 around noon. Kudos to the young man who checked us in. He was very helpful and polite. he went out of his way to find us a site that would work for us.
Jul 23, 2015
beach sand was dirty. lot's of goose poop and some trash. Facilities otherwise were very nice. Could take time to line up the beach chairs before each day.
Jul 22, 2015
The grounds are terrific. Great beach!
Jul 22, 2015
This is a beautiful park, roomy sites. Just about anything you might want to do is on the property.
Jul 21, 2015
The staff was phenomenal. The sites were well kept and clean. The views were amazing. Overall awesome experience for the whole family.
Jul 21, 2015
No control on showers way to hot. Hot day even hotter in shower room. Wanted concrete pad like it showed online did not have a concrete pad it was gravel on top of oil.
Jul 21, 2015
The camp site was nice. The beach was great for the kids. Newer campground so not much shade until the trees grow more.
Jul 20, 2015
We have been here before and loved it and still do. But they must clean up the overgrowth of weeds in the lake. Fishing was not going to happen. Water park was great. We will be staying here again. Hopefully fishing.
Jul 20, 2015
This should be, unless it already is, KOA's model kampground!!!!! Finally someone, in the KOA system, who knows how to design and run a campground.
Jul 19, 2015
Nice newer park, plenty of room
Jul 19, 2015
Was very excellent
Jul 19, 2015
Wish the wifi would work better in the park. Only able to connect once an really slow.
Jul 18, 2015
Everything is very nice here--great facilities. It will be even better in a few years when the trees have grown.
Jul 18, 2015
Jul 17, 2015
Great place to stay.
Jul 16, 2015
More attention needs to be paid to the clean up of the goose poop ALL over the beach. There is NO SHADE anywhere at the beach, umbrellas would be a nice added feature.
Jul 16, 2015
lots of open space. The 'goose droppings' are a nuisance! It would be fun with kids with the amusement park nearby. The lake had lots of algae but really nice beaches.
Jul 15, 2015
Jul 15, 2015
This is a nice campground. It would be really nice if there was a pool. The lake is nice, but full of algae. We enjoyed the walking path around the lake, but you have to dodge the goose poop. A very nice place to stay. Employees are very friendly and helpful.
Jul 14, 2015
Very nice KOA some problems with leveling a motor home on some spots! Nice walking path and great for families!
Jul 14, 2015
The staff was excellent. The shower houses were clean and great. However, we felt the camp sites were very sloped and difficult to set up the picnic table and lawn chairs. The swimming beach was covered with animal feces, and the water was inudated with seaweed. We had virtually no shade even with our awning opened. Perhaps the direction of the sites should be different. We could barely connect ou
Jul 14, 2015
Jul 14, 2015
Jul 14, 2015
It was a very nice and quiet KOA. We had a great time. Wish the main office/gas station wasn't so far to walk from our campsite and it would be really cool if they rented golf karts.
Jul 14, 2015
It's a KOA!
Jul 13, 2015
We stayed here overnight on a recent trip to Mount Rushmore. The park is new and very nice! I would definitely recommend. Great location in the area and close to good place to eat.
Jul 13, 2015
Very nice staff. Clean shower house.
Jul 13, 2015
Great campground! Looking forward to the trees growing more so there is some shade and wind break. Would be nice if they had a miniature golf course and stated in description on KOA site. And please find ways to get rid of the over abundance of moss in the pond/lake. Overall a great place and we plan to return again next year.
Jul 13, 2015
This is a great campground with lots to do. My kids caught a dozen blue gills and a bass in the small lake, enjoyed swimming and playing on the beach, and played on the well maintained playground. The facilities are very clean with everything you need in the camp store if you forgot something. A great value and we will certainly be back.
Jul 13, 2015
Jul 13, 2015
Friendly staff and nice amenities.
Jul 12, 2015
Such a family friendly campground! We traveled with a large group of people and everyone had a great time. The deluxe campsite was very large the extra patio furniture was a great surprise! We will definitely return to the campground.
Jul 12, 2015
Clean
Jul 11, 2015
Extremely clean, very friendly And always ready to give a helping Hand.manager is very professional And has a great personality for the position. Very much a people person. The workers were very polite and respectful Wouldn't stay anywhere else in the area
Jul 10, 2015
I always enjoy staying here and love the activities that are planned. This is great for the kids. The only downfall that I don't like is having to jump around the geese poop when I'm walking around the lake area.
Jul 10, 2015
Nice place to stay for a night. However ice machine not functioning, no options for breakfast. Showers did not allow for temp adjustment or shower head placement resulting in cold shock when first turned on and clothing getting wet.
Jul 10, 2015
KOA Waterloo is a wonderful camping excursion. They have everything, great service, good people plus it is a very nice camp ground. Our stay was fantastic!
Jul 10, 2015
We were very impressed with the cleanliness of the facilities and grounds. We plan on making this a yearly summer vacation spot!
Jul 09, 2015
Jul 08, 2015
Jul 08, 2015
Very aesthetically pleasing campground. The store was very nice; it was convenient that it was a gas station too. The beach was nice, though we didn't swim. My kids loved the playground with its Indiana Jones theme. I thought the cabins looked adorable. We had an rv site, everything great, though I had to call about the garbage bags left on our site. Overall we were very pleased.
Jul 07, 2015
Clean, large camp sites, Huge camp store and plenty for the kids to do at the beach! reccomend getting a site near the beach or playground if you have kids
Jul 07, 2015
The water in your little lake is stagnant. Also, the picture you showed on your website leads one to believe that you have a pool on site, not at a water park for additional charge.

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