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Beeds Lake Campground

When you're looking for a family-friendly campground near Mason City, Iowa, consider the campground at Beeds Lake State Park. Here you can get away from it all while enjoying the beauty of the outdoors. Beeds Lake State Park is full of amazing scenery and features sandy beaches, limestone bluffs, waterfalls, and trails. When you camp at Beeds Lake Campground, you'll have access to sites with electric or non-electric hookups for your RV rental. There are opportunities for boating, fishing, hiking, swimming, bird watching, and more, and there are restrooms and shower facilities, horseshoe pits, and a playground too.When you're camping at Beeds Lake State Park, you'll be near a variety of cities and attractions to explore. Book an RV in Franklin County, and you can dive into the local culture and history at the Franklin County Historical Society. Taking advantage of your mobility can also bring great results when you head to Waterloo or Des Moines.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Finding a great spot to enjoy the weather is easy while RV camping at Beeds Lake Campground, with multiple wildlife recreation areas and parks to visit nearby. Just beyond your campsite, you can explore Beeds Lake State Park. The park's two-mile trail is a terrific way to get acquainted with the stunning limestone bluffs found throughout the park. Beeds Lake is a good place to fish for panfish, catfish, and other varieties. You can hit the water in a boat as well or just enjoy the cascading waterfalls.Another wilderness area to check out while you're renting an RV is Clear Lake State Park near Clear Lake. On the southeast corner of the 3,000-acre lake, you can enjoy your day in many ways in this captivating park. Sandy beaches make for excellent picnic grounds complete with grills and tables. You can take a dip in the water for some swimming or take it a bit more extreme with some windsurfing or jet skiing. Anglers can hope to catch crappies, northern pike, catfish, and many more varieties of fish.Another delightful spot to spend an afternoon is McIntosh Woods State Park, also located on Clear Lake in Ventura. It's the only state park in the state where you can spot some ancient nomadic shelters called yurts. Along with that dose of history and culture, you can enjoy a one-mile-long interpretive hiking trail that will give you an excellent chance to spot the waterfowl, songbirds, and other wildlife that make this area home.

Explore the City

Whether you are looking for action, relaxation, or delicious eats, you can find what you are looking for when you book a motorhome rental near Beeds Lake State Park. For a taste of the area cuisine, stop for a meal at one of the nearby restaurants. Supper clubs, pizza eateries, and family-friendly casual dining establishments can be found within a few miles of the campground. Head to Mason City for an even more expansive selection of cuisines.When you ready to see some city-based attractions, the Ice House Museum in Cedar Falls is worth a visit. At this cool site, you can check out a unique round structure built in 1921 where locals harvested ice. With interactive exhibits to enjoy, you can dive into the history of an industry that was absolutely essential for delivering fresh food.Head back to nature with a visit to the Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens in Waterloo. With 40 acres and multiple themes to explore, you can make a day out of relaxing here. Some of the different areas highlight creative works like mosaicultures, beautiful landscape designs that accentuate the flowers' vibrant colors, and the Iowa Native Prairie, where you can spot some native plants. Over 15 different areas will have you appreciating just how dynamic nature can be.If you are looking for some adrenaline-filled entertainment, you will definitely not want to miss the local water park in Waterloo. The multiple water slides and huge pools that you can find there are terrific ways to cool off. The park also features adventure mini-golf, go-karts, a kids' section, and even a mermaid. If you are looking to relax under a cabana, float down a stream, and experience crazy, watery drops down a slide, you'll find it all here.Plan your next RV camping trip near Beeds Lake State Park, and you can experience the open Iowa plains mixed with rugged, rocky terrain. When you go camping at Beeds Lake Campground, you'll have access to all that north-central Iowa has to offer.


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All towables

Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.