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New campground opens in Council Bluffs

RV in Lake Manawa
Posted at 4:46 PM, Jun 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-29 13:07:28-04

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (KMTV) — Lake Manawa State Park has opened its new, fully reservable campground.

The grounds will have 40 sites and feature modern amenities like a gated entrance, full hook-up campsites, a shower house, and a paved walking trail connecting the campground to the beach and Dreamland Playground. There will be no more walk-in sites available on the ground. Campers will have to make a reservation to be able to access the grounds.

Reservations can be made from April 15 to October 15 until 9 p.m. (CST) the day of arrival online at or by calling the reservation call center at (877) 427-2757, Mondays through Fridays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The call center is closed on Sundays.

All reservations will require a credit card payment online or over the phone. Campers can pay by check if the reservation is made through the call center and made at least 21 days in advance.

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