Find island adventure at our KOA! This themed campground offers a tropical getaway in the heart of Iowa!

Discover a tropical getaway in the heart of the Midwest. This island-themed campground, located directly behind Lost Island Water Park  and Adventure Golf and Go Karts. Stay in a Deluxe Cabin, RV, RV with Patio, or a tent site. Enjoy the on-site disc golf, dog park, swimming beach, Mining Sluice and playground. Rent paddle-boats, kayaks, canoes or Banana Bikes. This location has made-to-order food & made-to-order pizza, plus gasoline, diesel and an LP fill station inside Bamboo Ridge Convience Store . When you stay at this KOA, you can get discount vouchers for Lost Island Waterpark. Also discount tickets for the all New LOST ISLAND THEME PARK !! The South Hills Golf Course and Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo are just across the road. Jog or ride the Cedar Valley Nature Trail, wander through the Grout Museum District, or explore the Phelps Youth Pavilion/Waterloo Center for the Arts. Max pull thru: 100 feet.  Private Campground!  All Camper Visitors must be registered . Limit of 2 passes per site.  Car tag must be displayed in Vehicle.

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 100' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Kamping Kitchen
  • Fishing
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Bike Rentals ($)
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Ways to Stay

KOA Resorts

KOA Resort Campgrounds

KOA Resorts offer a carefree vacation in the great outdoors. Enjoy robust recreation and staff-led activities, kick back and relax by the resort-style pool, or grab a bite to eat, all while never leaving the campground. And with plenty of RV Sites with KOA Patios® and Deluxe Cabins with full baths to meet your needs, it’s the ultimate camping getaway.

KOA Resorts Feature:

  • RV Sites with a KOA Patio®
  • Deluxe Cabins with full baths and linens
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Resort-style pools
  • Indoor and outdoor group facilities

Latest Hot Deal

KOA Rewards Appreciation Weekend

KOA Rewards Appreciation Weekend Photo

WHEN: September 6-7, 2024

WHAT: KOA Rewards holders stay as a paying guest on Friday, September 6th at any participating KOA campground and get Saturday, September 7th for FREE*.

WHY: KOA Rewards Appreciation Weekend is designed exclusively for KOA Rewards holders to say thanks for your loyalty and for trusting your camping memories to us. On this late-summer weekend, we gather to celebrate friends, family and fun in the great outdoors we all adore.

* Only at participating KOA locations. Applies to one site per a KOA Rewards account, for two consecutive nights at the same KOA. Sites may be limited. KOA Rewards discount does apply but not valid with other discounts.

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Local Area

Lost Island Theme Park

Grand Opening .. Summer 2022

2600 East Shaulis RD

Waterloo, IA 50701




Lost Island Waterpark

Iowa's largest waterpark, wavepool, lazy river, over 13 major waterslides.  2 onsite cafes, beer tent, gift shop, showers and much, much more.  Open June 4TH -August 22ND & WEEKEND OF AUGUST 28TH-29TH


Lost Island GoKarts and Adventure Golf

Open weekends in May, daily June through August, and weekends in September.


Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo

Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo is the place to go for a good time, no matter what you're looking for. Come for our extensive selection of casino games, and stay for our entertainment lineup, delicious dining choices, and enticing promotions. When you're ready to turn in for the night, our cozy and well-appointed accommodations are right at hand. It all adds up to an experience you won't find anywhere else, at a place you'll want to return to again and again.

777 Isle of Capi Blvd

Waterloo, IA 50701




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