Recreational Vehicle Parking

These campgrounds are within 40 miles of the Iowa Events Center.

Des Moines Area

Acorn Valley (Public Corp) – North on Merle Hay Rd, to NW Bever Dr, to NW Coryden Dr. Electric only

Cherry Glen (Public Corp) – Jct of I35 and Hwy 160 to Hwy 415 to 94 Ave. Electric only

Prairie Flower Rec Area (Public Corp) – SE of Des Moines on Hwy 415. Electric only

Polk County Parks (several locations within a half hour of downtown) Electric only


Des Moines West KOA -Ratings 9/10; 77 full hook ups


Adventureland Campground – Ratings 9/7/8; 25 full hook ups; Off I-80 on Adventureland Dr.

Griffs Valley View RV Park –  Ratings 8/10; 142 full hook ups; I-35 to Corporate RD to NE 46st


Timberline Campground Good Sams – Ratings 9/10; 38 full hook ups; Take I-80 to CR-R22 to Ashworth Rd.


KOA –  Ratings 8.5; 62 full hook ups; Call for directions–641-792-2428


Kellogg RV Park Good Sams – Ratings 5/7; 28 Full hookups; Off I-80 at Kellogg exit