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Yellow Banks Full hook up site 59

6801 SE 32nd Ave.
Ph: 515-266-1563
Pleasant Hill, IA, 50327

Nestled amongst mature hardwood trees, this full hook up site, has a gravel, back-in camping pad located on a loop in camp area #3.  This park located along the Des Moines river valley offers a quiet and beautiful retreat, while conveniently located only 6 miles from downtown Des Moines, making this a popular destination. 


Reservations are required and must be made prior to setting up campsite. Sites may be reserved up to one-year in advance. 

We have a limited refund policy; however, if you need to change your reservation you have one opportunity to reschedule. Details regarding the advance notification requirement, change and cancellation fees can be found in the Facility Contract accepted at time of booking.

Additional campsites, both electric and non-electric, are also available for reservation. Visit the Things to Do tab on our website for more information:


Park address: 6801 SE 32nd Ave. Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

Maps of the area can be found on our website at


·        Electricity: 

20 amp service: Yes

30 amp service: Yes

50 amp service: Yes

·        Water and sewer: at site, full hook ups

·        ADA accessible: No

·        Pad surfacing: Gravel

·        Pad width: 25 ft.  

·        Camp pad length: 60 ft.

·        Overall campsite width: 30 ft. (includes picnic area)

·        Max. vehicle length: 60 ft.

·        Slide-out side limits: None

·        Site type: Back-in only

·        Extra vehicle allowed at site: Yes, if kept on the gravel pad

·        Shade: Partial

·        Slope: Level

·        Restrooms: Primitive restroom near campground 3 entrance. Modern restroom at the center of the camping area #1.

·        Shower house: Near the center of the camping area 1.

·        Trash dumpster: Near entrance of campground

·        Dump station: Located between camp areas #1 & #2

·        Fire ring: Yes

·        Firewood: available for purchase from camp host or park ranger upon request.

Carry in/carry out refuse
Dump station
Fire ring
Firewood available
On-site resident host
Pet Friendly
Picnic Table
Pressurized water
Sewer Connection
Shower facilities


Electric Camping rate: $40/per night

Capacity: maximum number of people allowed to camp at site is 6 people.

Reservations are required and may be made up to ONE YEAR in advance.

Minimum stay required for advance reservations:  

Daily - 1 night minimum; 

Weekends- 2 night minimum (Friday and Saturday)

Holiday weekends - 3 night minimum

Hours of Operation & Seasons

Summer Hours: 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Winter Hours: Sunrise to sunset  

Upon entering park after hours, vehicle may be stopped by ranger requesting their campsite number and name of the party registered to the site.

April 1 through November 30

·         Reservations are required for all sites.

·         Water and modern restroom/shower facilities are guaranteed to be open 4/15-10/15. These facilities may open earlier and stay open later depending on weather conditions.  


December 1 through March 31

·      Gravel roads in camp areas closed to vehicular traffic. Shower house is closed.


We require that you post your camping receipt on site marker provided.


Park rules and regulations can be found by following the link below.