General Campground Information

Check-In & Check-Out Times

Check-In for RV & Tent Sites = 1:00pm
Check-In for Cabins = 3:00pm

Check-Out Time = 11:00am

Hunts Brothers Pizza and Wings

Enjoy fresh toppings of your choice on either thin crust or hand tossed crust delivered right to your site. If pizza isn't your thing, we have bone-in wings and boneless wings, as well.

Firewood Policy

We value the trees we have on our property, so our preference would be that you use our pre-dried and bundled firewood when you arrive on-site.

Pool Hours

Mother's Day Weekend - VKR Appreciation Weekend
9am - 9pm

Quiet Hours

Our quiet hours are from 10pm - 7am. We encourage everyone to be respectful of their neighbors. Obviously sitting around the campfire late into the night is one of the best memories from camping, so enjoy yourselves...quietly after 10pm.

Visitor Policy

If you're visiting the park to enjoy all our amenities for the day or visiting with a friend that's staying with us, please stop in the office and register. We'll provide you with an activities/day use wristband, so you can enjoy all our park has to offer while you're with us.

Meet Your Hosts

Michael Akey, General Manager

Overnight Big Rigs Love Us! Families & Weekenders Enjoy Us! Camping in Des Moines Iowa has never been so good!

We would like to announce that the Des Moines West KOA Holiday is now under new ownership and new management.  Recreational Adventures Co., the largest franchisee of KOA Campgrounds, is committed to providing our guests a fun and quality outdoor experience through superb customer service and family-fun amenities.  RAC understands that our guests expect and deserve more than time away from home.  By promoting and protecting our collective history, cultural heritage and rich natural environment, RAC creates recreational adventures.  General Manager, Michael Akey, assumed his position as General Manager on September 28, 2020.  Michael began his managerial experience co-managing the Wilmington KOA Campground in Wilmington, NC and as the Maintenance Manager at the Leavenworth/Pine Village KOA in Leavenworth, Washington. Michael and his staff are committed to helping you enjoy the best camping experience possible. He looks forward to meeting you and your family on your next visit to Des Moines.