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Emerson Bay State Recreation Area

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Clean and simple

Have a 40’ coach. A tight fit for our particular site. There are larger and pull-thru sites... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
Big Rapids, Michigan
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Exceptional camping

This is a nice campground with clean bathrooms and showers. The grounds are nice, our campsite was... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2017
Fremont, Nebraska
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  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Emerson Bay Campground has all of the facilities for big RV units as well as tents.Two different shower locations, swimming beach and boat ramps for three boats at a time to be put in the lake

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Garth N
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Have a 40’ coach. A tight fit for our particular site. There are larger and pull-thru sites available. Must use state reservation system to guarantee your spot. Sites have pads made from crusher run-a mixture of stone sizes that packs to a hard surface. Many...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Engigeek
Reviewed August 14, 2017

This is a nice campground with clean bathrooms and showers. The grounds are nice, our campsite was level and spacious. Some around us were not as spacious. They had pull through spots for camping with friends and large sites for larger campers. Boat access, fishing,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

This is a well equipped campground with the ability to handle large RV''s with electric and sewer. There are 3 concrete ramps to put your boat into West Okoboji.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Garth N
Reviewed August 23, 2016

We spent a long weekend camping at Emerson Bay on Lake Okoboji. They have a great swimming beach, boat landing and bike trail. I don't know if I would call it a lighthouse, but sitting in the small tower is a nice peaceful place to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank SkippyB46
Reviewed August 28, 2015

Having never been here before I didn't know what to expect. Although smaller than Pikes Point state park(12 acres) it does offer more: 59 modern campsites; 57 primitive.Trailer dump station.picnic shelter.beach and playground. Lake fishing with a pier and boat rental is available. Hunting is...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Daniel B
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