Friends of Lake Wapello State Park

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Great news!!! We were told at our annual meeting last night that the park upgrade will begin right after Labor Day this year!!  All campsites will be leveled, all electrical sites will have 50 amp service, 15 full hookup sites will be added! Electrical will be added down the west side of the campground.

Friends of Lake Wapello is comprised of a group of volunteers committed to the preservation, promotion and well-being of Lake Wapello State Park located in Davis County, Iowa. Dedicated members devote countless volunteer hours raising money and making improvements to ensure each visitor to the park has an enjoyable and memorial experience.

Mission Statement....

 To cooperate with the Iowa Department of Resources, by helping increase public awareness and appreciation of Lake Wapello State Park, encouraging public participation in restoration, enhancement, and preservation work and foster public use and enjoyment of the park.
Friends of Lake Wapello has made many improvements to the park including...

  • Fish cleaning stations for the campground and boat ramps areas
  • Playground equipment for the beach area
  • Gravel camping pads and fire grills for the campgrounds
  • Restoration of native grasses throughout the park

It takes a dedicated group of volunteers to accomplish the many projects taken on.

Learn more about becoming a "Friend of Lake Wapello"

Lake Wapello Restaurant is not open at this time looking for someone to lease it for the summer.