Palo Alto County

South east shores of Five Island Lake


 It includes 21 campsites.  Each site has electrical (30 & 50 amp breakers), water and sewer.  Camping fees-$25.00 per night.  No reservations.

208 1st Avenue NW

West Bend, Iowa 50597


The Grotto boasts 53 sites available for campers and tents. Electrical hookups (30 amp), firewood, showers, and a central water & sewer dump station are available.

North Lawler Street Emmetsburg, Iowa 50536


Kearney State Park is located along the west shore of Five Island Lake and offers 16 electrical camping sites and 10 tent camping sites (no electrical hook-ups).

3267 350th Avenue,

Ruthven, Iowa


Provides a nature center, hiking trails, a wildlife observation blind, a campground, picnic shelters, a boat ramp, docks and a swimming beach.