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DAM COMPLEX, IA

Dam Complex is a part of the Coralville Lake Project near Iowa City. The area offers camping, hiking, lake and river fishing, boating, swimming and water skiing, disc golf and picnicking.Coralville Lake sits along the Iowa River. The environment is wooded with mixed hardwood and pine...
Status: Open through Tue Oct 14 2014   Season Dates

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If your site begins with an “L” then this is Linder Point Campground. If your site begins with a “C” then this is Cottonwood Campground. If your site begins with an “E” then this is Tailwater East Campground. If your site begins with a “T” then this is Tailwater West Campground. If your site begins with a “W” then this is West Overlook Campground.

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Overview

Overview

Dam Complex is a part of the Coralville Lake Project near Iowa City. The area offers camping, hiking, lake and river fishing, boating, swimming and water skiing, disc golf and picnicking.

Natural Features:

Coralville Lake sits along the Iowa River. The environment is wooded with mixed hardwood and pine forests.

The lake and surrounding land is managed for wildlife like the eastern bluebird, box turtles, hawks and whitetail deer.

Recreation:

Visitors enjoy Coralville Lake for boating, fishing, swimming and waterskiing. Anglers will find large and smallmouth bass, crappie, walleye and catfish

Several trails are within the Dam Complex, including Squire Point, Woodpecker Trail, Tailwater Riverwalk and barrier-free Veterans Trail.

The Devonian Fossil Gorge is just below the dam, offering a unique opportunity to explore a 375-million-year old sea floor and discover fossil remains of sea life that once inhabited this tropical marine environment. Twenty Discovery Points can be found throughout the site.

Turkey Creek Disc Golf Course is located in the Dam Complex and offers 18 partially wooded and open holes.

Facilities:

The Dam Complex is made up of five campgrounds, including Cottonwood, Linder Point, Tailwater East, Tailwater West and West Overlook. A total of 183 campsites are offered.

Customers can choose from walk-in tent sites to full service sites which have electricity, water and sewer hookups.

Nearby Attractions:

Iowa City/Coralville offers the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Iowa campus, hospital and clinics, numerous restaurants and shops as well as Coral Ridge Mall.

Cedar Rapids has wonderful cultural, historic and ethnic attractions such as The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library and is the home of the Kernels Professional Baseball Club.

West Branch boasts the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site and Presidential Library/Museum.

At Amana Colonies visit seven quaint villages with outstanding restaurants, wineries, historic sites and specialty shops.

Kalona is known as the "Quilt Capital of Iowa" and is home to an Old Order Amish and Mennonite Community.

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RV ELECTRIC

Thu Sep 04 2014 - Mon Mar 02 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD ELECTRIC

Thu Sep 04 2014 - Mon Mar 02 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Thu Sep 04 2014 - Mon Mar 02 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Tue Apr 15 2014 Tue Oct 14 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Fishing Dock
  • Beach
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Disc Golf
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Electric/Water Hookups
  • Electric/Water/Sewer Hookups
  • Entrance Station
  • Fish Cleaning Stations
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Pier
  • Flush Toilets
  • Hiking
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Marina
  • Parking Area
  • Pay Phone
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Pit Toilets
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming Beach
  • Vault Toilets
  • Visitor Center
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Apr 15 2014 -
Oct 14 2014
WALK TO $14.00-$24.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $10.00-$24.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $18.00-$26.00
RV ELECTRIC $16.00-$24.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
41.72444, -91.52944
41°43'28"N, 91°31'46"W

From Iowa City, Iowa, take I-80 to exit 244. Turn north on Dubuque Street and continue 3 miles to West Overlook Road. Turn right and proceed 1/4 mile to the park entrance.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

DAM COMPLEX
Project Office: 2850 PRAIRIE DU CHIEN RD NE
IOWA CITY  IA  52240-7820

Phone Number:

Information:  319-338-3543 x6300