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Coralville Lake

Welcome to Coralville Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages Coralville Lake as a multiple use project providing primary benefits in flood control and low flow augmentation, and secondary benefits in recreation, fish and wildlife management, and forest management. Coralville Lake provides many recreational opportunities. Activities include boating, swimming, picnicking, hiking, mountain biking, disc golf, bird watching, Devonian Fossil Gorge and camping. Campgrounds at Coralville Lake include three campgrounds with just over 500 campsites. The campsite types range from primitive tent to full hook-ups with water, sewer and electricity at the sites. Campgrounds are located at Sandy Beach, Sugar Bottom and the Dam Complex (Cottonwood, Linder Point, Tailwater East, Tailwater West and West Overlook).

Coralville Lake is located between Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Iowa City is home to the University of Iowa, Coral Ridge Shopping Center, the University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics, the VA Hospital and numerous arts and cultural events in the area. Cedar Rapids is the 2nd largest city in the state of Iowa, which offers numerous opportunities like the New Bo City Market, McGraff Ampitheatre, shopping, outdoor activties, theatre & performing arts.

Latest News

REMINDER: Fireworks prohibited on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers property
ROCK ISLAND, Illinois - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, reminds everyone that possession of explosives or explosive devices of any kind, including fireworks and other pyrotechnics, on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers property is prohibited. This prohibition applies to all recreation areas at Saylorville Lake, Lake Red Rock and Coralville Lake as well as Corps of Engineers locations along the Illinois Waterway and Mississippi River.
Published: 6/29/2017
While Enjoying America’s Waterways Play It Safe
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — Before you head out for a day on or near the water, the U.S. Army Corps of
Published: 5/24/2017
Veteran’s Trail Dedication Ceremony
IOWA CITY, Iowa –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Coralville Lake will be hosting the 2017 Veteran’s Trail Dedication Ceremony on Memorial Day, May 29, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. The ceremony will take place at the East Overlook Picnic Area located on the east end of the Coralville Dam.
Published: 5/15/2017