Ottumwa Park Campground Opens March 28th

OTTUMWA – The Ottumwa Park Campground will open for the season this Saturday March 28th.  The campground is taking every precaution sanitizing areas and making sure campers are following the State’s ruling of no more than 10 people gathered at a time.

The Ottumwa Park Campground is set amidst 340 acres of green space and lagoons providing an ideal place for enjoying the outdoors.  Campsites with nearby paved trail access, a stocked fishing pond and the Des Moines River and adjacent Wapello County Trails.


All camping is available on a first-come, first-service basis.  Sorry, no reservations are taken.   No tents are allowed in the RV Section of the campground.   Campers can use the shower house with restrooms and dumping station.  Wi-Fi is available. Camp fees are as follows:

RV Camp, with water and electricity: $18 per night

Tent camping: $15 per night

For more information, call the Parks and Recreation department at (641) 682-1307 or Parks Director Gene Rathje at (641) 682-8208.