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77 Visit koa.com 3 Onawa/Blue Lake Follow the Lewis and Clark Trail to the Onawa/Blue Lake KOA in the heart of the Loess Hills, formations created thousands of years ago when retreating glaciers left behind fi ne silt particles called loess (pronounced "luss"). View the topography on the Loess Hills National Scenic Byway. Relax at the quiet, rural campground with shade trees and open grassy areas. Enjoy sunsets over the lake as well as the pool, paddleboats, fun-cycles and Wi-Fi. Head to 250-acre Blue Lake to fi sh, or watch races at Raceway Park, only 45 minutes away. Every June, the area hosts a Lewis & Clark Festival with a keelboat display, quilt show and reenactments, plus Graf ti Nights Cruise and Car Show. Watch fi reworks on July 4th over the lake. Nearby, visit the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center and the Sioux City Art Center. Stop by the WinnaVegas Casino Resort, just a short 20-minute drive. Check out local restaurants for dining. Spend a day at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, about an hour away. Pool: Memorial Wknd–Labor Day Wknd. Max pull thru: 95 ft. I-29 Exit 112: West 1 mile on Hwy 175, then north 1 mile. 2 Newton Newton KOA is the place for family fun and a perfect overnight stop of I-80. Enjoy long, pull thru RV sites with full hookups (including cable TV!), a Deluxe Cabin and tent sites in open and shaded areas. Relax by the large pool or cast a line in KOA's stocked 3-acre fi shing pond (no license required). Walk your dog on the mile-long nature trail adjacent to this pet-friendly KOA, or let Fido romp in the new Kamp K9 (some breed restrictions apply). Outdoor activities include horseshoes, shuf eboard, volleyball and basketball. The camp store of ers local wines and Maytag blue cheese made in Newton. Stop by the game room and lounge for entertainment and relax- ation. Ice cream socials are of ered every weekend from Memorial Day–Labor Day. Visit the Valle Drive-In theater and NASCAR-owned Iowa Speedway. Pool: Memorial Wknd–Labor Day Wknd. Max pull thru: 70 ft. Your hosts: L. Wayne & Helen Rose. From I-80: Turn N at Exit 168 onto Iowa Speedway Dr. Travel 3/4 mi, look for KOA's sign on left. Take a hard left in front of sign. Go 1/4 mi to KOA. Do not rely on GPS. You may be routed needlessly through Newton. GPS: N41.684937, W93.013722 April 1 — October 31 koa.com/camp/newton RESERVATIONS 800-562-4670 • INFO 641-792-2428 1601 E 36th Street S, Newton, IA 50208 1 Des Moines West Whether you're looking for a fantastic place to spend the night or a quiet spot to stay a while, Des Moines West KOA, one of the best- rated campgrounds in the area, will not disappoint! Enjoy cable TV, an outdoor group pavilion and Camping Kitchen, 70' x 33' Jumping Pillow, gem mining sluice, large RV sites, two dog parks, weekend wine tastings and organized activities. You won't be distracted by road noise, train tracks or planes. This big-rig friendly KOA of ers 100% pull thru full-hookup RV sites, Camping Cabins, tent sites and Deluxe Cabins. Take a dip in the heated pool or fi sh in the pond. Hunt Brothers Pizza and Wings can be delivered to your site. Visit the Bridges of Madison County, John Wayne Birthplace, Bob Feller Museum, Living History Farms and Blank Park Zoo. Pool: Memorial Wknd–Labor Day Wknd. Max pull thru: 75 ft. Your hosts: Chris & Jamie Rademacher. 18 miles west of I-35/I-80 interchange on I-80 Exit 106. North 1.5 miles on paved CR P-58 (L Ave). GPS: N41.541910, W94.079558 April 1 — October 31 koa.com/camp/des-moines RESERVATIONS 800-562-2181 • INFO 515-834-2729 34308 L Avenue, Adel, IA 50003 6 80 80 35 35 P-58 Kansas City WEST DES MOINES DES MOINES IOWA Exit 106 18 mi. Omaha Minneapolis Chicago ® Iowa Des Moines 30 mi. 80 80 Newton Iowa Speedway E 36th St S Exit 168 ® I o w a S p e e d w a y D r 75 175 29 29 680 Blue Lake Decatur, NE Sioux City 35 mi. 1 mi. 1 mi. Onawa 1.5 mi. ® Dogwood Ave. April 15 — October 15 koa.com/camp/onawa RESERVATIONS 800-562-4182 INFO 712-423-1633 21788 Dogwood Avenue Onawa, IA 51040-8665 1 mi. Blue

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