Description

Who knew you could camp in the dense forest while also having quick access to the beach? At North Overlook Campground on Lake Red Rock, your dreams will finally come true. Known for its shady, tree-lined campsites, North Overlook is the perfect place to spend those long summer days. Hit the beach with the fam or catch a show at the ampitheatre. You honestly can’t go wrong here!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
54 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at North Overlook Campground.

Beach
Cave
Forest
Lake
River, stream, or...
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The vibe at North Overlook Campground

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Amanda M.
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October 10th, 2017

North Overlook Campground is a comfortable place to camp, though it's not as private as I usually like (most Iowa campgrounds aren't). It's across the road from Lake Red Rock, which offers a beautiful view and beach super close to the campground—yaas! We (me + two buddies) had a great spot—spacious and tree covered. DNR was pretty tight, and asked us to leave the beach when we went for a late-night walk, so we sat around our campfire. There is a trail off of the campground, and one friend explored at night. He said he came upon a tepee. ...he was also on that peace pipe, though. ;) <3

Hipcamper Amanda M.
recommends this listing.
October 10th, 2017
Park
Lake Red Rock
State
Iowa
Country
United States
Phone Number
641-828-7522
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
41.38° N, 92.97° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 46 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / Van: 8 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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