Hipcamp host Anna W.,
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Come and enjoy the wonderful natural beauty and it's healing powers!  

Use this code for $10 off your first booking: GETYOURSELFOUTSIDE

You may park at designated campsite site or boondocking as you like within a 40 acres fenced land with three private ponds for fishing and 10-acre tree area.  The campsites are on a peninsula in

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Come and enjoy the wonderful natural beauty and it's healing powers!  

Use this code for $10 off your first booking: GETYOURSELFOUTSIDE

You may park at designated campsite site or boondocking as you like within a 40 acres fenced land with three private ponds for fishing and 10-acre tree area.  The campsites are on a peninsula in the Lake Red Rock. It is about 50 miles in South-East Des Moines.  We made these designated campsites on top of hills with a fire pit and tripod with a picnic table.  All sites have a beautiful view of ponds and lake. The Whitebreast Beach, Red rock lake boat ramp and Historic Coal Ridge Church are within a block away. 

These campsites are perfect for family relaxing camping, Van-camping, road trip,  friends gathering, or come and stay for local events such as Pella Tulip Times in May, Pella Fall Festival in September, Hot Air Balloon Festival in July, or holiday weekend. The Knoxville National Race Car Competitions are 10 minutes driving, and much more.  

 All three sites are perfect to watch beautiful sunsets and see  animals passing by.  We provide a fire pit and tripod for you to cook camp food over fire,  or use your wild surviving skills, etc.

You will need bug repellent during summer. We do not use any chemicals on site. Ticks are common during earlier Spring and summer in grassy areas and woods, but not usually found during Fall and winter.  We do not use any chemicals on site. There may be hunting gun sounds near or far during hunting seasons, but absolutely no hunting activities in our camping ground.

Please note that  kids under 10 years old stay free! 

Use this code for $10 off your first booking: GETYOURSELFOUTSIDE

Big Mind in a Little Pond

- A fourth-rate Mind wants to be the big fish in a little pond,  without realizing there's a bigger pond. 

- A third-rate Mind is the big fish in a little pond,  keeping other fish from leaving the little pond. 

-A  second-rate Mind  wants to be in the big pond,  but has too much self-doubt to try.

- A first-rate Mind, realizes it doesn't really matter which pond it's in and tries to grow regardless. 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
Wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No showers
No wifi
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
Water hookup available
Generators allowed
No electrical hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Pull-in site
Max length 14.0 ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Have a question? Send Anna a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 4PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 20% off

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Boating

The lake red rock boat ram is just 1 miles from this camp site.

Fishing

These are 3 and half ponds in this campsite for fishing. You can also fishing at Red Rock lake, which is nearby.

Horseback riding

We do not have a horse, you can use this land for riding, with extra $10/day

Paddling

The lake red rock boat ram is just 1 miles from this camp site.

Wind sports

The lake red rock boat ram is just 1 miles from this camp site.

Off-roading (OHV)

We have a small trail for OHV on site

Swimming

Whitebreast beach is about 1 miles from the campsite, which is open May 20-September 7, 2021 No swim in any campsite ponds.

Whitewater paddling

The lake red rock boat ram is just 1 miles from this camp site.

Wildlife watching

There are Deer, coyotes, Eagles, birds, frogs and Butterflies. All kinds of animal sounds during day and night.

Biking
Hiking

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Winter Camping in woods in Iowa.

Forest

10 aces of the site are timberland.

Lake

Near Red rock lake, white breast camping area.

Field

Tall grass

Beach
Farm

Places to see near Anna's land near Lake Red Rock

6 Reviews

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Hipcamper Lee
Lee T.
recommends this listing.
November 16th, 2021

Great place!!!

Hipcamper Lee

A perfect getaway!

Lee T.
recommends this listing.
October 19th, 2021

Selfishly, I do not want to give a great review because I want to have this place available whenever I want. HA! Alas, I can not give a bad review. This place was amazing. Anna has created the perfect space for camping and I can not wait to get back!

Hipcamper Bri
Bri B.
recommends this listing.
September 27th, 2021

Great host!

Hipcamper Shelby

A beautiful slice of iowa

Shelby P.
recommends this listing.
August 19th, 2021

Everything was perfect! Anna was a wonderful host, going above and beyond expectations with her hospitality. The site was spacious and very private. Land was beautiful and quiet. Sunset was out of this world. The treed area was perfect for escaping summer heat, don't forget your bug spray and a couple of citronella candles though. Fire ring set up was perfect for cooking a few campfire meals. To say we loved everything is an understatement. If we're ever in the area again, will definitely stay here again.

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Hipcamper Cole

Secluded lovely place to camp

Cole D.
recommends this listing.
August 1st, 2021

Loved the setting. If you’re looking for a an off grid site within reasonable distance to city amenities look no further. We’ll be back.

Hipcamper Brian

Enjoyable stay in the woods

Brian S.
recommends this listing.
July 19th, 2021

We had a very enjoyable time. We stayed in a tent at site 4 which was in the woods. There were others at the other sites however the sites are spread out well so they do not interfere with each other. Two of the ponds were in a short walking distance and the compost toilet was a short distance up the hill from the site which was great.

Property
Anna's land near Lake Red Rock
State
Iowa
Country
United States
$20/night
1 Site