Little Wall Lake
has 8 to 9 inches of ice. No fishing reports. The aerator is
in operation, so beware of thin ice around the aerator (southeast end of the
Water has been turned off for the season, but all campsites have electric. Winter rates are $12/night.
The park and lake are used for camping, hiking, water skiing, boating, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling and many more outdoor activities.
- 53 full hook-up sites (sewer, water, electric): $25 per night
- 53 water and electric sites: $22 per night
- 9 primitive tent sites: $12 per night
Cabins: Two modern cabins are available for rent year round. The two-story cabin will sleep 15 and the one-story cabin will sleep 8.
There are a few water hydrants scattered throughout the campgrounds. There is a modern shower house that is open during the warm months (usually mid April through mid October).
Reservations: Go to the "Facilities" tab above
There are 6 individual sites available for reservation and a group camping circle of 6 sites.
- There is a $5 per night additional charge for reservations
- Holiday weekends are not available for reservation
- All other sites are on a first come first serve basis.
- Reservations must be made AT LEAST 5 DAYS IN ADVANCE
- We have a No Refund policy; however, if you need to cancel your reservation you have one opportunity to reschedule.
You may hold a site by placing a sleeping unit such as a car, tent, or camper and pay for the site each night. Sites allow up to 6 people per unit. We do not allow to double up sites. An extra tent can be erected on the same site as another camping unit as long as the occupants are children and under the age of 16. Please contact us if you have any further questions. Enjoy your camping experience.
Dumpsters will be available from May 15 to September 15 at the campgrounds only. Before and after these dates, the carry-in-carry-out policy will be enforced.
We are located at 3540 Little Wall Lake Road in Hamilton County, Iowa. This road is also Highway 69 and the park entrance is located two miles south of Jewell, Iowa. Little Wall Lake is termed a "natural lake" by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The lake was formed as a result of glacial movements across the area thousands of years ago. Because of the small watershed which feeds the lake, it was more of a marsh than an open body of water. Only with artificial efforts, such as dredging, has the area become a lake and not become an eventual marsh. In 1905-06 and again in 1936-41 the lake was reported to have gone dry.
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