Indian Lake Park

(92) Reviews

$20.00 USD per night, starting at.

Instant Book Available

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28163 Willow Avenue, Farmington, IA, 52626

Indian Lake Park is a 177-acre, city owned park.  This delightful retreat is an ideal location not only for fishermen, but for picnickers and campers alike.  In addition to the 44-acre, no wake lake, the Park has many tree-shaded areas for the non-fisherman, as well.  A lovely two-mile nature interpretive trail encompasses the lake and is great for hiking, biking, and cross country skiing in the winter. The lake has a roped-off swimming area (swim at your own risk-no lifeguard) and kayaks and canoes are available for rent. 

Whether your interest is camping, fishing, hiking, picnicking, or a reunion, you will find Indian Lake Park the perfect setting. We hope you will visit us time and time again!

Open Dates: March 20 to December 19

Last Updated: 07/19/2024


RV Sites

Options Starting Daily Starting Weekly Starting Monthly
Electric Only RV Sites $20.00 $140.00 Choose Your Site
Full Hook Up RV Sites $30.00 $210.00 Choose Your Site
Water & Electric RV Sites $25.00 $175.00 Choose Your Site
Cabins - Deluxe & Standard

Options Starting Daily Starting Weekly Starting Monthly
Deluxe Cabins $100.00 $700.00 Choose Your Site
Standard Cabins $75.00 $525.00 Choose Your Site
Tent Sites

Options Starting Daily Starting Weekly Starting Monthly
Cub Scout Circle $10.00 $70.00 Choose Your Site
Primitive Tent Sites $10.00 $70.00 Choose Your Site
Day Rentals

Please note that when booking the Stone Lodge and Open Air Shelter it is a DAY RENTAL ONLY.There are *NO* overnight stays. If you wish to stay overnight, you must also book an overnight site (Tent, Cabin, RV). Solely for online booking purposes to book, the check-in date will be the *day you would like use of the pavilion* and the check-out date will be the following day. Again, you will *not* be staying overnight.

Options Starting Daily Starting Weekly Starting Monthly
Open Air Shelter (Day Rental Only) $10.00 $70.00 Choose Your Site
Stone Lodge (Day Rental Only) $50.00 $350.00 Choose Your Site
Cabins - Pets Allowed

Options Starting Daily Starting Weekly Starting Monthly
Rail Car Cabins $50.00 $350.00 Choose Your Site

Reservations

We Do Not take any reservations past 5:00 PM at the park.

Smoking

Please note that ALL cabins are non-smoking cabins. If you smoke in the cabins, you will be charged a $100 cleaning fee and possibly have your visiting rights revoked. Thank you for following the city laws.

Swim Beach

We now have a swim beach that is sandy and the sand goes all the way into the water. Swimming only in the roped off area. Please note that there is to be absolutely no alcohol on the swim beach and there are no dogs and no glass allowed on the swim beach. No diving, jumping, or swimming around the boat dock. Also, there is NO PARKING in the swim/boat dock area. Again, if you break this rule, you will either be ticketed by the local law enforcement, towed or asked to leave the park. Swimming hours are from 8am to sunset, NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

Quiet Hours

Please be considerate of other campers. We ask that you observe quiet hours after 10 PM.

Stone Lodge and Open Air Shelter Reservations

Please note that when booking the Stone Lodge and Open Air Shelter it is a DAY RENTAL ONLY.There are *NO* overnight stays. If you wish to stay overnight, you must also book an overnight site (Tent, Cabin, RV). Solely for online booking purposes to book, the check-in date will be the *day you would like use of the pavilion* and the check-out date will be the following day. Again, you will *not* be staying overnight.

Speed Limit

The speed limit in the park is 15MPH. Please be mindful of pets, children and other people and follow the speed limit within the park.

Pet Policies

While we are pet friendly, please note that your pet needs to be on a leash at all times when out in the park. While they can swim in the lake, they are not allowed on the sandy beach or in swim area. We recommend no more than two dogs per campsite. Pets must be supervised and kept on leashes no longer than 10 feet at all times. Portable fences, shock collars and other electronic devices do not meet these requirements. Pet waste bags are available in most locations. All cabins are pet friendly, however, if you leave your pet unattended in a cabin they MUST be in a kennel. If damage is done to a cabin, an additional $100 fee will be added. We ask that all pets be up to date on vaccinations and free of fleas.


Pets Allowed

Shower

Toilet

Pull-Thru RV Sites

Hike / Bike Campsites

Gravel Roads

Community Showers

Water Hookups

Playground

Picnic Area

Community Restrooms

RV Hookup

Dump Station

Sewer Hookups

Fire Pit

Paved Roads

Pet Friendly

Waterfront

50 Amps

Picnic Table

30 Amps



Biking

Kayaking & Canoeing

Boating

Canoeing

Fishing

Hiking

Kayaking

Stand-Up Paddleboards

Swimming Outdoors



Family Friendly

Pet Friendly

Tent Camping

RVing



Public Park

City Park




28163 Willow Avenue, Farmington, IA, 52626
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Overall Rating: 4.7


Shilo Gainer

5.0
Very cute campground and very well maintained

Campground Response

Thank you so much for choosing us to stay with! We look forward to you visiting again soon!


Brenda O’Neil

5.0
We had an amazing time at Indian Lake. We took a youth group tent camping for a few days. The hilltop sites offered plenty of space for everyone to spread out for sleeping, but also to gather together during the day. The girls had so much fun. Canoeing, swimming and hiking in and around the lake. The lodge was a great secondary spot for crafts and eating. The camp hosts were great to work with. Overall everyone loved the experience!

Campground Response

Thank you so much for choosing our park to have your campout! All your kids were so respectful and polite. We enjoyed having you all as our guests! Please come see us again!


Robb Redlinger

5.0
Great place and quite

Campground Response

We are so glad that you enjoyed our park! We are a little bias but it is our favorite quiet place to be too :)


Chuck GILLETTE

4.0
It would b 5 star if it had concrete pads .

Campground Response

Thank you for the 4 stars. We would love to see concrete pads in the future as well. All of our fundraising events are going to park upgrades and improvements so hopefully that will be one we can consider in the future. We hope that you will continue visiting until then. We look forward to your next visit.


LAURA EGLEY

5.0
hosts were awesome...love camping at indian lake...such a beautiful place...thank you for more memories...sometime I will share my story of indian lake with you...and again thank you for everything

Campground Response

Thank you so much for your love of our park and lake! We want everyone to love it as much as we do. I can't wait to hear your story <3 We look forward to your next visit!


Alice St Clair

5.0
Fantastic as usual. We have been coming here for more than 70 years. It's nice to come and have the shelter all set up for us. Thank you

Campground Response

We love that you were pleased with the set up of the lodge. I love even more that your family has been coming here for over 70 years!!! See you next year!


Jennifer Brinkschroeder

5.0
Wonderful place to stay.

Campground Response

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! We can't wait to see you again.


Miranda Proper

4.0
Clean the swimming and hiking were fun.lots of wildlife.railcar cabin could be a little better but they are old so it is expected and good for the price.had a great day

Campground Response

Thank you for your review. We appreciate you choosing Indian Lake Park.


Arlene Schar

5.0
Best value for a fun, economical vacation! Our rail-car cabin was clean and comfortable, with a deck and picnic table looking out on the water. The beach was quiet and uncrowded, and we loved taking the (free) kayak out on the lake. We had such a good time we booked another stay for the following week!

Campground Response

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are so happy you enjoyed the kayak. Even though they are not always free, you just happened to hit a day we were allowing people to give them a try :) We look forward to your stay again next week! We love the park and want all our customers to love it just as much <3


Burt ford

5.0
Awesome place with iowas best damn campground host. She is awesome!

Campground Response

Thank you! We think our campers are pretty dang awesome too!!


Jessica Goehring

5.0
The spots in full hook ups are a little close together but the camp host and hostess are the best! Super kind and funny and helpful! They put on great games and our kids had a blast! Will definitely be camping there again very soon

Campground Response

I agree Jessica the spots are a little close because of how many years ago they were created, I am sure campers were much smaller in the 70's LOL :( We hope that in the future as we are able to expand and upgrade, we can change that. Thank you for visiting and sharing your littles with us for the weekend! We love being a place where people laugh and make family memories <3 We hope to see you again soon!


Aaron mitchell

5.0
Awesome place

Campground Response

Thank you so much!! We love our campers!!


Christopher Fry

5.0
My family really enjoyed how clean the camp space was. The beach was amazing. My oldest son loved taking his kayak out on the lake.

Campground Response

We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us! We hope that we see you again!


Jennifer Elder

5.0
Lovely quiet campground. Camp hosts are very friendly and helpful! We did a lot of swimming at their sandy beach, and fishing too! Enjoyed walking trails and bicycling as well. Our new favorite place.

Campground Response

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay! We can't wait for you to visit us again!


Amy Vonderhaar

5.0
The park was beautiful and the host, April is the best!

Campground Response

Thank you so much for your kind words! We love our campers! We can't wait to see you again!


Mariah Meller

5.0
Beautiful Location, Clean bathrooms, well maintained.

Sandy Mitchell

5.0
Absolutely wonderful place to camp. Beautiful scenery. Campsites are clean and well kept. There is an excellent trail around the lake. This is a must do even for beginners. This is my favorite place to kayak. So peaceful. The hosts are amazing and do a wonderful job keeping up with the mowing trash etc. put this in your list of places to check out 👍🏻

Campground Response

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! We can't wait for you to return again to visit!!


Ginger Knisley

4.0
We are so impressed with this park. Easy walking on roads and trails. Extremely friendly and helpful host. Peaceful location. Only caution is distance to electric hookup was a challenge.

Campground Response

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. The distance from the pole to your camper has been a standing issue, we are hoping to resolve that by next spring. Please come see us again :)


Kollin Munson

5.0
Very nice campgrounds!

kevin garringer

5.0
This campground gets an A+. April was so friendly. Check in was easy. The camprgound was well kept and looked beautiful. The crafts on Saturday were fun also. Every time I look at my suncatcher I will think of Indian Lake! We will be back!

Donnie Shaffer

4.0
Cabin was clean & quiet. The view of the lake was amazing. The fishing was average, a bit windy but found some fishing areas out of the wind that were productive.

Campground Response

We are glad you found your cabin clean and quiet. We do have a beautiful place to relax :) Come see us again!


Lisa Garrison

5.0
This a great campground. Host are very friendly and the lake view is unbeatable. I highly suggest.

Campground Response

Thank you for staying with us! We enjoy every single customer and want everyone to love the lake as much as we do! We look forward to your future stays with us!!


Jessica Ponce

5.0
The host was very nice. Had a beautiful scene of the lake..Would definitely go back and recommend this place

Campground Response

Thank you so much for coming and visiting us Jessica! We so enjoyed having you and your family! We will definitely be calling your hubby to bring the taco stand down sometime :) The food he was cooking smelled so good that I was tempted to come crash your campsite ;) Come see us again!


Julie Briggs

5.0
Great place to camp. Many site choices, we went as a group, 4 campers and 1 cabin very convenient. Highly recommend.

Campground Response

Thank you so much Julie! We love that you and your family come each year. You are all such wonderful and respectful campers! We look forward to your stay again each year <3


Dylan Gundy

5.0
The stay was great! Wake up to a beautiful view of the lake.

Campground Response

Thank you so much for staying with us Dylan! We hope that you will return again in the future! We look forward to all of our customers becoming regulars :)