General Campground Information

Food Order Phone Number

319-455-6703
Hours 11am- 7:00 pm

Kamping Reservation Phone Number

319-455-6703

Reservation Bookings

In Season Reservations 
319-233-3485
Monday-Friday 7am-2pm 
Saturday & Sunday  Reservations Online Only !

Kampground Emergency Phone Number

After store closes - please call 
9pm- 6am
319-290-1539

IN Season Reservation Dates April 29th - October 16th, 2023

In season Dates:  April 29th-October 16th, 2023.
Off Season Reservations: 
Contact Store for details 319-455-6703
For Reservations after Season Dates

General Campground Information

Store Hours 7 AM - 8 PM   
Kamping Season Reservation Dates:  April 29th -October 16th, 2022
ALL KOA GUESTS MUST CHECK-IN AT THE FRONT OFFICE ( Inside Gas Station ) BEFORE ENTERING THE CAMPGROUND
ALL Visitors must stop and check-in at the store before proceeding thru the campground.
Currently no early check-ins or extended stays
Quiet Hours: 10:30 PM - 8 AM
RV Check-in 12 NOON 
RV Check-out 11 AM
Cabin Check-in 3 PM
Cabin Check-out 11 AM
Fire Wood Bundles $7
Rental Shack - $10 for 30 min; guests can check out items at the convenience store. Hours 10 AM - 6 PM ( contingent on staffing )  
ON-SITE FISHING, CATCH AND RELEASE ONLY!
Kitchen Hours: 7 AM - 7 PM  Orders will NOT be taken after 7:00 PM. 
On-Site Propane Fill  Hours 7 AM -7 PM
Personal Golf Carts are permitted on Roadways ONLY!
ALL IN-HOUSE Reservations will include a $10 service charge 
LOST ISLAND WATER PARK TICKETS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN GUEST STAY ( discounted tickets can be purchased at the main office for Registered Campers )

Check-in and Check-out times ( At Bamboo Ridge Store)

RV and tent sites: Check-in 12:00PM Check out 11:00AM
Cabins: Check-in 3:00 P.M. Check-out 11:00 A.M.
NO Late Check outs Available.
If there are any questions, please give us a call!

Visitor Policy ( Stop at Bamboo Ridge Store )

All visitors much check-in at the office to obtain a pass for each site. There is additional parking around campground and convenience store, if needed.  No parking on grass at sites!

Rental Shack

Kayaks, canoes, banana bikes, paddle boards.  June 1st - August 28th 
OPEN NOON -6 PM

Firewood Policy

Bundles of firewood are available at the store from 6am-9pm 
$7.00 per Bundles.
Kindling Bundles $3

Quiet Hours

Our posted quiet hours are 10:30 P.M. Please respect your neighbors by keeping noises to a minimum.

CHECK IN AND CHECK-OUT TIMES ( At Bamboo Ridge Store)

CABIN CHECK-IN  3:00PM
CABIN CHECK-OUT 11:00AM       
 
RV & TENT SITES CHECK-IN 12:00PM 
RV & TENT SITES CHECK-OUT 11:00AM

NO LATE CHECK OUTS AVAILABLE

Deluxe Lodge Security Deposit

To encourage our guests to take good care of their accommodations at Waterloo/Lost Island KOA, we charge a $150.00 security deposit. This deposit is due at reservation booking  and needs to be on a credit card. Provided there are no issues, this deposit is fully refundable. We do expect that there will be absolutely no damage incurred by you or your party during your stay. We expect that you will treat your Lodge as if it were your own and that you will leave your Lodge clean, neat and undamaged at check-out. Kabin Check out cleaning lists are available in each Kabin . Failure to comply will result in loss of security deposit . 


Full forfeiture of your security deposit occurs for any of the following: unauthorized pet occupancies, smoking inside any unit, exceeding the occupancy limits of your initial reservation.

Lake Rules & Safety Info

Our beach area is designated for KOA Kampers! 
No life guard on duty, please stay inside designated swim ropes, children 12 an under must be accompanied by a adult. 
Personal water crafts are NOT permitted in any area of water.
Kayaks, paddle boats and boards can be rented from General Store.
Beach hours 8am - 8pm
FISHING IS CATCH & RELEASE  AND FOR ONSITE KAMPERS ONLY ! 
NO FISHING IN SWIM AREA !
Children must be 14 years of age to drive any personal golf carts or equipment around the campground.
This is for all Kampers safety!

Severe Weather Information/Shelters

In cases of bad weather, both campground shower houses are to be used as shelters until weather passes.