Know Before You Go
This site is designated as a chaperoned, organized youth group camping area.
Youth Group Definition: All groups reserving this campsite must be composed
of persons 17 years of age and under which is sponsored by and accompanied by
adult representatives of a formal organization, including but not limited to
Boy and Girl Scouts of America, religious organizations, YMCA and YWCA, 4-H,
and non-profit organizations. Proof of membership may be requested at
registration. Chaperoned Organized Youth Group DOES NOT include families of
individual members of a formal organization. Additional sites are available
for larger groups if needed. If there are additional questions to an
acceptable Youth Group Organization please contact the Saylorville Lake
Administration office at (515) 276-4656.
Sites 99-101 adjacent to the group site are also available if requested for
groups up to 42 people. Saylorville Lake must be contacted for the
Walk-in tent site only; no wheeled RV's nor motor vehicles allowed on site.
80 feet from parking
This site contains 6 individual fire rings and 1 separate council fire ring.
A 16x20 covered shelter with electricity, running water, and group grill.
This site is located within 200 yards of a shower and restroom with lighted
trail access. Acorn Valley also has a small pond stocked with bluegill, bass,
and catfish. The youth site is designated for tents only. No camping party
shall occupy any camp area for more than 14 days out of any 28 day period.
Unattended camping equipment left beyond the 24 hour limit is subject to
impoundment. Violation of any Title 36 Section 327 of the Code of Federal
Regulations by any member of a camping party is cause for revocation of the
camping privilege and the entire camping party may be required to leave the
area. Alcohol is prohibited in Acorn Valley Campground; any violation of this
regulation will result in eviction.
SHORELINE SITE: N
DISTANCE TO SHORELINE: 0
INFO: Limited view of Lake. Near site 103. 80 ft. from parking. Potable
water hydrant located within 50 ft. of site.
MAX AMPS: 0
TENT PAD: N
A : Available for online reservation (click to book arrival date)
L : Accepting Lottery Application (click to apply for the lottery)
W : First-come-first-served at facility (subject to availability)
R : Reserved
X : Not Available
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the facility.