Camp Grounds

Akron City Park

Rules & Tips

  • Camping Fee is $15 per night. No reservations – First come, first served
  • 2 family showers/restrooms are available at the Pool Bath House 24/7
  • Payments can be dropped off in the locked box at the park, at City Hall, or given to the Park Caretaker
  • There are 17 sites with electrical hookups, 9 have cement pads
  • 1 water hydrant serves the whole park therefore you can hookup to fill and unhook
  • 3 Shelter houses available, however they must be reserved through City Hall or first come first served
  • Park closes at 10:30 PM
  • Each campsite is provided with a fire ring and a picnic table
  • Park is open May through first part of October (dependent on the frost)
  • No camping the 3rd weekend in September (Scarecrow Festival)                                                                                                                                                Four of the nine cement pads were constructed with memorial funds from the Earl Thompson Estate.

The Lazy H Campground

The Lazy H Campground is a private campground where family and fun are a way of life. This new campground is nestled between the Big Sioux River and the northern entrance of the scenic Loess Hills Byway in northwest Iowa. This picturesque campground features 8 private cabins on Little Pearle Lake, a 50-acre fisherman’s haven stocked with freshwater fish, miles of hiking/biking trails, water activities and more. Check out their website for more information on booking your stay.

Camp more. Worry less.


River’s Bend Wildlife Area

River’s Bend Wildlife Area is a new developed recreation area with a 20-acre lake near the Big Sioux River. There is prairie habitat around the lake for wildlife, fishing, a dock and a pond stocked with bass, bluegill and catfish. A concrete boat ramp allows access to the lake for no-gas powered boats. 

No swimming allowed in the lake. 

Restroom, picnic shelter and campground. The campground consists of 10 campsites that have water and electricity. More information can be found on their website