Howell Station Recreation Area is located below the Red Rock Dam on the north side of the Des Moines River. Howell Station is the largest recreation area at the lake managed by the Corps, providing 143 campsites. This area has access to the Volksweg and other hiking trails, boat ramp, fish cleaning station, playgrounds and shower facilities. All sites are reservable excluding sites #20, #22, #38, #48, #50, A1, A2, A3, #58, 84, and #137.
To make a reservation, please call toll free (877)-444-6777 or reserve on-line at www.recreation.gov. There is no additional reservation fee.