North Overlook Camp Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

North Overlook Campground is located on Lake Red Rock, Iowa's largest lake. Just 10 minutes from Pella, known for its Dutch heritage and 15 minutes from Knoxville, Sprintcar Capital of the World. North Overlook Campground is perfect for campers with smaller units, providing well shaded sites and easy access to North Overlook Beach and a 13 mile paved hiking/biking trail. Campground programs are given at the amphitheater on weekends Memorial Day through Labor Day. White pelicans migrate through the lake area every spring and fall. Large numbers of bald eagles are observed during winter months (Nov- Mar). The area is an hour's drive from Des Moines, Iowa's capital, which has shopping malls, museums, zoo and many other attractions. For more information on Lake Red Rock, visit the Lake Red Rock website at For more information call (641)828-7522.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Bike Trail
  • Dump Station
  • Flush Toilet
  • Hiking Trail
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Showers
  • Swimming


Peak Season
Apr 22 2010 -
Sep 27 2010
Peak Season
Apr 21 2011 -
Sep 26 2011

Alerts and Important Information Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance. This is North Overlook Campground on Lake Red Rock. Is this the campground you are requesting? 8 people maximum per site. Please register for the campsite during booth hours 9:00-11:00 a.m and 3:00-10:00 p.m. All electrical sites in North Overlook are 50 Amp sites. For more information, please call (515)828-7522.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 17 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: North Overlook Camp
Campground Phone: 641-828-7522
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Pella, IA

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More About North Overlook Camp Campground

North Overlook Camp is a campground located in Pella, 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 -92.96972 latitude, and -92.96972 longitude into your GPS device.

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