Cherry Glen Picnic Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

A large wooded recreation area overlooking the east side of the Saylorville Lake. A campground and boatramp are nearby.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • ADA Accessible Restrooms / Site
  • Accessible Campsites
  • Accessible Playground
  • Barbeque, Briquette
  • Benches
  • Bike Trail
  • Electrical Plug On Site
  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trails
  • Playground
  • Restroom
  • Volleyball
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Boat Ramp
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Shopping Malls


Peak Season
Apr 15 2010 -
Oct 10 2010
Peak Season
Apr 15 2011 -
Oct 09 2011

Alerts and Important Information Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance. Park in designated spaces only, no parking on grass. Pets must be on a leash, 6ft or shorter at all times. No amplified sound systems without permit. Shelter Rec Areas are open 7 AM - 8 PM during April and the day after Labor Day through Close. Rec areas are open 6 AM - 10 PM all other months during the recreation season. All non-reserved shelters are available free of charge on a first come, first serve basis. Playgrounds and restrooms near shelters are open to the public and are not part of your reservation.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 17 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Cherry Glen Picnic
Campground Phone: 515-276-4656
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Ankeny, IA

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More About Cherry Glen Picnic Campground

Cherry Glen Picnic is a campground located in Ankeny, Iowa. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -93.68028 latitude, and -93.68028 longitude into your GPS device.

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