Sugar Bottom Campground

Army Corps Of Engineers

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2192 Mehaffey Bridge Rd. NE Solon, IA 52333 319-338-3543 Official Website

GPS: 41.7633, -91.561

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Overview of Sugar Bottom Campground

Number of Sites 232

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally May 1 - September 29

Elevation 754 ft / 229 m

Max Length 60 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Sugar Bottom Campground 13 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Location
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Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G
Confirmed by 12 Users
Last reported 7/3/2022
AT&T 4G
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 6/21/2021
T-Mobile 4G
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 6/21/2021
15 reviews
“Happy surprise ”

Reviewed 8/27/2018

Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 11
Overall Rating

Ended up driving in here after dark on a Sunday night after researching a few campgrounds in the area. Backed into spot 11 without having to unhook and woke up to a lovely view of the water. Full bars Verizon and very quiet. Would stay again on the way through

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Verizon 4G

Professional Wanderers would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

11 reviews
“Great COE w lake access”

Reviewed 7/12/2018

Nightly rate: $24
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 57
Overall Rating

I stopped here on my way to southern Illinois… It was a beautiful site lots of flat spots plenty of back in and pull through parking… 50 amp service and water at most sites… Lots of hiking trails and plenty of birds squirrels and other wildlife… I also walked down to the lake from my site and enjoyed some swimming… If I come back I wi... more

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Verizon 4G

Kyle would stay here again

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John and Pam
York, PA
41' Fleetwood Discovery
2013 Jeep Wrangler
95 reviews
“A perfect spot for relaxing on the Coralville Lake!”

Reviewed 8/10/2016

Nightly rate: $13
Days stayed: 14
Site Number: 311
Overall Rating

We came to this COE park on the recommendation of another blogger for four nights. Those four nights turned into the 14 day limit. We stayed in one of the 11 FHU sites. Our price is half off for the America the Beautiful Pass. The price for FHU's is $26, W/E is $24, and 30 amp only is $20. Most sites are 30 amp only. There is an ... more

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Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
Verizon 4G

John and Pam would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

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Escape to Iowa

Sugar Bottom Recreation Area Solon, Iowa “What’s in Iowa?” That’s what my friend, Diane, asked when I told her Dan and I were going to Iowa for six days with our travel trailer. “Well, you’re jus...

John and Pam
York, PA
41' Fleetwood Discovery
2013 Jeep Wrangler
95 reviews
A Quiet Stay Near Iowa City

Iowa City, IA When we arrived at Sugar Bottom Recreation Area, a Corp of Engineers park just north of Iowa City, we had a reservation for four days.  About 60% of the sites here are reservable w...

John and Pam
York, PA
41' Fleetwood Discovery
2013 Jeep Wrangler
95 reviews
Amana Colonies – Iowa

Iowa City, IA We’ve made our way south into central Iowa where we are staying at a nice COE (Army Corp of Engineer) park called Sugar Bottom Recreation Area.  Fellow bloggers John and Sharon (On...

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Amenities

Hookups
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • sewer
  • Full Hookups
Recreation
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • recreation trail
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • dump station
  • group sites
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pets
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