ester offers more than 168 campsites along the lakeshore and across the wooded hills overlooking Saylorville Lake. There are 80 electric sites, 82 non-electric sites (including 20 equestrian campsites), four walk-in primitive sites, and 2 youth areas. Two campground showerhouses are open mid-April through the end of October (weather permitting), during which time camping rates are $20 for electric sites and $15 for non-electric.

Campers should set up at their campsite before registering at the campground registration booth located one mile from the park entrance. In the absence of a registration attendant, campers must self-register during park and non-operation hours.

Firewood is available near the registration booth. Reservations for some campsites can be made on-line at www.mycountyparks.com. The on-line reservation rate for electric is $23, non-electric is $18, and youth group sites is $15. Online reservations are available for camping between April 15 and October 15.

  • Special discounts are available to senior adults (62 and older) both weekdays and weekends (non-holidays). This discount does not apply to online reservations.

  • Discount 7-day rate camping booklets are available to the general public by calling 515-323-5300 or by inquiring in person at the Administration Office. These discounts do not apply to online reservations.

  • A camper with an additional tent or a tent with a second tent is an extra $5 fee.


777 Nameless Ave.
Oakland, CA 00000
(212) 555-0110


Open Daily
11AM - 11PM