SUGAR BOTTOM, IA

Sugar Bottom Campground is located on the shores of Coralville Lake. The area is popular for camping, hiking, lake fishing, boating, swimming, water skiing, disc golf and picnicking.Coralville Lake sits on the Iowa River. The environment is wooded with mixed hardwood and pine forests...
Status: Closed through Wed Apr 30 2014   Season Dates

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A GROUP STANDARD AREA ELECTRIC 60 50 Pull-Through
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A STANDARD ELECTRIC 6 50 Pull-Through
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B GROUP STANDARD AREA ELECTRIC 24 60 Back-In
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B GROUP STANDARD AREA ELECTRIC 30 65 Back-In
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B STANDARD ELECTRIC 6 54 Back-In
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C GROUP STANDARD AREA ELECTRIC 60 72 Back-In
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Overview

Sugar Bottom Campground is located on the shores of Coralville Lake. The area is popular for camping, hiking, lake fishing, boating, swimming, water skiing, disc golf and picnicking.

Natural Features:

Coralville Lake sits on 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 water skiing. Anglers will find large and smallmouth bass, crappie, walleye and catfish

Hiking and mountain biking are popular activities in Sugar Bottom. Cedar Valley Nature Trail wanders through timber, into ravines along the lake and across several bridges. Wildlife is abundant and wildflowers are a popular attraction. Indian Cave Trail leads to a cave where Native Americans lived more than 10,000 years ago.

Sugar Bottom Disc Golf Course is located near the campground, offering 18 partially wooded and open holes.

Facilities:

The large campground offers four group sites and 232 single sites.

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

Nearby Attractions:

The Devonian Fossil Gorge is 10 miles away, just below the Coralville Dam. It offers 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.

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.

Booking Window

GROUP STANDARD AREA ELECTRIC

Sat Apr 26 2014 - Fri Apr 24 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

RV ELECTRIC

Sat Apr 26 2014 - Fri Oct 24 2014

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

STANDARD ELECTRIC

Sat Apr 26 2014 - Fri Oct 24 2014

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 Thu May 01 2014 Mon Sep 29 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Boat Ramp
  • Disc Golf
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Electric/Water/Sewer Hookups
  • Entrance Station
  • Fish Cleaning Stations
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking Trails
  • Pay Phone
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Pit Toilets
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming Beach
  • Vault Toilets
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
May 01 2014 -
Sep 29 2014
WALK TO $14.00-$26.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $20.00-$26.00
RV ELECTRIC $22.00-$26.00
GROUP STANDARD AREA ELECTRIC $22.00-$200.00

*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):
41.75639, -91.55917
41°45'23"N, 91°33'33"W

From I-380, take Exit 4, turn east onto Penn Street, follow to North Front Street aka Mehaffey Bridge Road turn north (left). After crossing Mehaffey Bridge, turn south and follow the entrance road to the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

SUGAR BOTTOM
2192 MEHAFFEY BRIDGE ROAD
SOLON IA 52333-9208

Phone Number:

Information: 319-338-3543x6300