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Camp Near Cedar Rapids

Choose from a wide variety of beautiful camping locations near Cedar Rapids. Get into the great outdoors!

Campground Locations Near Cedar Rapids

Immerse yourself in nature. Breathe pure air. Gaze up at the starry night sky while you sit around a crackling campfire. Cedar Rapids has many options for those wanting to sleep outdoors, from rustic campsites to modern RV parks with all the amenities you could ask for. 

1. Linn County Conservation

Campgrounds in Linn County are generally open between April 15 and October 15. Call 319-892-6450 for more information. 

2. Lazy Acres in Center Point 

  • At this RV Park, there are fun options for everyone in the family, from toddlers to teens and grandpa, too! 
  • Click here or call 319-443-4000 for more information.

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3. Palisades Kepler State Park

  • This beautiful park has deep ravines, lush forests, and abundant wildlife. 
  •  Location: Hwy 30 outside of Mount Vernon
  • Click here or call 319-895-6039 for more information 


4. Pleasant Creek State Recreation Area

  • This area is an outdoor playground and has a lake and hunting grounds. ​
  • Location: 4530 McClintock Road, Palo
  • Click here or call 319-436-7716 for more information. 
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