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Photo: YA, Wilson Island Campground

Wilson Island State Recreation Area, IA

Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sun Mar 22 2015   Later Dates

Site, Loop:

YA, Wilson Island Campground


Youth Group Only


Pets Allowed
Please enter arrival date

Check-in: 4:00 pm

Departure date:
Check-out: 3:00 pm

Site Details:

  • Site Type: Youth Group Only
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Checkin Time: 4:00 pm
  • Checkout Time: 3:00 pm
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Max Num of People: 50
  • Pets Allowed: Domestic
  • Shade: Partial
  • Site Length: 270
  • Site Width: 80
  • Looking For Category: Group Site
  • Camp Pad Composition: Grass
  • Fire Grill/Ring: Fire Ring
  • Slope of Site: Level
  • Youth site: Y

Alerts and Important Information


The park was flooded in 2011 which caused the park to close. Work will begin in 2013 to rebuild the park. It is unknown at this time when shelters and a campground will be available for use.


A : Available for online reservation (click to book arrival date)
L : Accepting Lottery Application (click to apply for the lottery)
C : Available for Call Center reservation
W : Available for Walk-up visitors (at facility, first-come-first-served)
R : Reserved
X : Not Available
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.