US Army Corps of Engineers
Rock Island District Website


North Overlook
2020 Campground Season:

April 23 - September 28

Camping Fees:
Non-Electric Tent Sites: $12.00/night
Electric Sites: $20.00/night

Beach - 2020 Season:
May 21-September 8

Beach Day Use Fee:
$2.00/person (walk-in or bike-in), 
 $5.00 per personal vehicle
Children 15 yrs and Under - Free Admission
Registered Campers in Corps Parks - Free Admission
America the Beautiful Senior/Access Card Holders - Free Admission

Picnic Area:
Closed at this time due to hydropower project - shelter reservations not available until further notice


North Overlook Recreation Area

North Overlook Recreation Area, known for its densely wooded campsites, is located on the north side of Red Rock Dam and is easily accessible from County Highway T-15. This recreation area features a playground, shower facilities, beach, picnic shelter and access to the paved Volksweg Trail. North Overlook includes 52 campsites; six of these sites are designated for tent camping only.

Individual reservations can be made for all sites except sites #A1, #A2, and #19-21. To make a reservation, please call toll free (877) 444-6777. Reservations can also be made on-line at There is no additional reservation fee.


Beach Information

Campground Map website link

Contact Information

Fee Booth Hours:
Mon.-Thurs.: 3:00-8:00 p.m.
Fri.: 9:00 -11:00 a.m. & 3:00-9:00 p.m.
Sat. and Sun.: 9:00-11:00 a.m. & 3:00-8:00 p.m.

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


North Overlook Recreation Area
1007 Highway T15
Pella, IA  50219

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