Bamboo Ridge KOA

4550 Hess Rd
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 455-6703

Open All Year
Last Year's Rate
$48 to $80
Card(s) Accepted
debit cards   discover   visa   mastercard   american express


Type (RV Park)
Partial Handicap Access


Pets Welcome
Tent Camping Allowed


Spaces Available (148)
Width (30)
Max Length (60)
All-Weather Sites (148)
30 Amp
50 Amp
Big Rig Sites
Full Hookups (148)
Max Amps (50)
Only Full Hookup Units
Pull-thrus (111)
Pull-thru Size (30 x 60)
Back-ins (40 x 60)
Site Length (60)
Fire Rings


WiFi at Overnite Sites
WiFi at Park
WiFi at Park Supports Mobile Devices
3 Devices supported per Overnite Site
148 Sites with WiFi

Other Amenities & Services

Restroom and Showers
ATM Machine
Dog Park

Recreational Facilities

Body Of Water (Bamboo Ridge Lake)
Rec Hall
Game Room

Recreation Nearby (within 10 miles)



Military Discount

On-Site Rentals

Customer Reviews

Bamboo Ridge KOA
Avg Rating 3out of 5 stars 3 out of 5 stars  (2) Reviews
3 out of 5 stars   Avg Facility Rating
interior roads, sites, registration area, hookups, recreation, swimming, security, laundry, store and building maintenance...
cleanliness and physical characteristics of restrooms, including interior construction, adequate supplies/odor free, adequate number of facilities, exterior appearance and location in relation to park spaces, and interior appearance.
2.5 out of 5 stars   Avg Appeal Rating
the park's setting and site layout, function and identification of signage, overall exterior building maintenance, noise, trash disposal, litter and debris around the grounds and sites, and appearance of grounds, sites and entrance area.


Reviews: 2
Helpful Reviews: 2
Good Sam Member

Date of Stay: August, 2016
2 out of 5 stars   Overall Rating
2 out of 5 stars   Facility Rating
2 out of 5 stars   Appeal Rating
The sewer pipes being too highs are indeed something to be aware of, we were reassigned another site with the same problem. They did say they need to fix this issue. The lake appeared nice but it is only about 3 feet deep and geese like this "lake" and they leave their droppings all around. Would not recommend swimming there. The campground was a bit noisy. The staff seemed very nice.
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RV Guest_49377176

Reviews: 3
Helpful Reviews: 3
Good Sam Member

Date of Stay: October, 2015
4 out of 5 stars   Overall Rating
4 out of 5 stars   Facility Rating
3 out of 5 stars   Appeal Rating
This was second time staying at the park. The office and on site store are very nice including specialty coffees and adult beverages. Park personnel were courteous and helpful. The on site propane and gas station is definitely a plus. My only concern for both visits was the location of the sewer connection was higher than my fifth wheel connection. This made draining my tanks a bit more dramatic than desired. Some sites are probably better for only class A RVs and the park team should keep that in mind when assigning sites.
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From Jct Hwy 20 (Exit 71A) & Hwy 218: Go 1 mi S on Hwy 218, then 1/2 mi W on E Shaulis Rd, then 1/4 mi N on Hess Rd. (R)

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