Bates Addition & Trail

The Bates Addition is the northern section of Daisy Long Campground which features electrical campsites, a playground, and provides access to the Bates Trail. Bates Trail is approximately a mile long and follows the Iowa River north, leading you to David Bates Memorial Park. The mowed trail provides hikers a scenic view of the Iowa River and features benches along its path.


  • Camping at Daisy Long Campground
  • Mowed Trail (Appx. 1 mile), Connects Daisy Long Park to David Bates Memorial Park
  • Stream Fishing, Iowa River
  • Playground

Operating Hours & Seasons

Closes at 10:30PM and opens at 5:00 AM


The campground is closed seasonally, October through May - depending on the weather.

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