Eveland Access Campgrounds

Eveland Access Campground

 Eveland Access is a 56 acre multi-use recreation area located 4 miles southwest of Beacon.  It is adjacent to the Des Moines River. Eveland boasts a 44 unit campground, divided into the east (22.5 acres) and west (33.5 acres - this includes area of the cabins) sides, containing electric sites, drinking water, picnic shelters and playground equipment. The concrete boat ramp at Eveland is one of the finest in the county and has been the gateway to many adventures on the Des Moines River.  


Eveland Access Campgrounds are located 4 miles southwest of Beacon at 2890Galeston Ave. (T39). 


East Side Campground Features

  • 26 campsites
  • 30 amp electrical campsites
  • Pit toilet accommodations
  • Fire ring
  • Picnic table
  • Electric Shelter House
  • Playground


West Side Campground Features

  • 18 Campsites
  • 30 amp and 50 amp electrical campsites
  • 5 pull through campsites
  • Unisex shower house
  •  Fire ring
  • Picnic table

Camping ($20.00 per night - 14 consecutive night limit)

The east and the west sides may both use the pit toilets, playground, shelter, and the shower house.

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list.  For a complete listing of features and Rules and Regulations go to Mahaska Conservation.


Operating Hours & Seasons

The campgrounds open the Friday of the 3rd full weekend in April (weather permitting) and close the last full weekend in October.

QUIET HOURS:  All campers shall maintain quiet and avoid excessive noise in the campground between the hours of 10:00 P.M. to 8:00 A.M


The campground is closed from November 1st  until the third Friday of  April.