Camping Season/Fees

Ivans 2023 Camping Season:
April 27 - October 9

Camping Fee:

Reservations Accepted: Yes


Ivans Recreation Area
1125 198th Place
Knoxville, IA  50138


Contact Information

No Fee Booth - Campsite reservations should be made prior to arrival online at or by calling toll free  1-877-444-6777.

Corps of Engineers Office:
Phone: (641) 828-7522 or (641) 628-8690


Ivans Recreation Area

Ivans is the smallest, but one of the most scenic campgrounds available at Lake Red Rock. This area offers 20 reservable campsites in a heavily wooded area on the south shore of the Des Moines River. Shower facilities and access to the Volksweg paved trail are provided here.  All sites are reservable excluding #1 and #18A.

Sites #16 and #21 are designed to accommodate users with disabilities.

Sites are reservable through or by calling toll free 1-877-444-6777.  PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY CREDIT CARDS WILL BE ACCEPTED AS PAYMENT (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, JCP and Union Pay) - NO CASH