General Campground Information
Winter Camping Information
If you plan to stay with us during the winter months please keep in mind that Iowa weather can be unpredictable. Please be prepared for ice and snow, and extremely cold temperatures when camping. Check the weather conditions before your trip. Be prepared by having an insulated/heat-taped water hose and insulated under-belly of your RV.
Please read the following information regarding winter camping at the Des Moines West KOA to make sure you have a great stay:
-We offer 30, Full Hook-up 50/30amp RV sites and 4 One-Room Camping Cabins during the winter months.
-There are directions on the front door of the office to help you find your welcome packet and site map.
-Our main office building will be closed from November 1st - March 31st. If you need anything during your stay please text 515-750-2181.
-Our laundry room and bathhouse will be OPEN 24 hours a day.
-You can make your reservations online or by calling 1-800-562-2181.
Here is a link to some winter camping tips and tricks: https://koa.com/blog/winter-rv-camping-guide-tips-for-cold-weather-rving/
Check-In & Check-Out Times
Check-In for Cabins = 3:00pm
Check-Out Time = 11:00am
Hunts Brothers Pizza and Wings
Visitor Fees are $7.00 per person regardless of age.
Meet Your Hosts
Overnight Big Rigs Love Us! Families & Weekenders Enjoy Us! Camping in Des Moines, Iowa has never been so good!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.