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part ofSaylorville Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Open through Mon Sep 07 2015   Season Dates
Site, Loop:102, ACORN VALLEY
Electric Hookup Near Water Accessible
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Reservation Window: Sat May 30 2015 – Sun May 29 2016

Check-in: 4:00 pm

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Check-out: 3:00 pm
ADA Accessibility Alert
You are about to make a reservation for an ACCESSIBLE SITE.
This site is accessible for persons with a disability or otherwise limited physical mobility. If no one in your party has needs for an accessible site, you should not reserve this site unless this is the only site available at the time of your request.This accessibility alert does not apply to group campgrounds, group day-use shelters, cabin and lookout facilities.

Site Details

  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Accessible: Y
  • Site Access: Hike-In
  • Checkin Time: 4:00 pm
  • Checkout Time: 3:00 pm
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Electricity Hookup: 30
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 24
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 8
  • Driveway Length: 30
  • Shade: Full
  • Capacity/Size Rating: Single
  • Proximity to Water: Lakefront
  • Campfire Allowed: Y
  • Fire Pit: Y
  • Grills/Fire Ring: Y
  • Picnic Table: Y
  • Quiet Area: Y
Photo: 102, ACORN VALLEY Photo: 102, ACORN VALLEY Photo: 102, ACORN VALLEY

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 additional sites.

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.

COVERED TABLE:N 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

Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
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