Three Saylorville Lake recreation areas to be closed in 2023 for upgrades

Rock Island District
Published Sept. 29, 2022
Saylorville Lake Sign at NW 78th Ave

Saylorville Lake Sign at NW 78th Ave

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, announces the Prairie Flower and Cherry Glen campgrounds and the Cherry Glen picnic area at Saylorville Lake will be closed throughout the 2023 recreation season. Closures of these areas are needed to facilitate upgrades and repairs to water and sewer line systems.

To compensate for the closures, Acorn Valley and Bob Shetler campgrounds will be open for an extended period during recreation season from April 15 to October 16, 2023. All other recreation areas at Saylorville Lake will be open during their regularly scheduled dates. Reservations can be made by visiting: or calling 1-877-444-6777.

For more information, please contact the Saylorville Lake Project Office at 515-276-4656.

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Release no. 22-024