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Happy Time Resort

100% seasonal campground

Our Seasonal Rates

We are now a 100% seasonal campground (we no longer take weekend or short-term camping reservations.). The seasonal rates include water, sewer, lawn maintenance, and garbage. Each site has an electric meter and those are billed monthly.

  • $3,650 - Sites 1-17 (water-front)
  • $3,750 - Sites 18-35 (water-front)
  • $3,550 - Sites 36-88, 90-98 (outer perimeter)
  • $3,950 - Sites 101-113 (water-front)
  • $3,850 - Sites 114-131 (west outside)
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“This was the most enjoyable camping experience I’ve ever had. Rod and Samantha were the best hosts of any campground I’ve ever had. Here’s to making friends for a lifetime.”

Logan McCormick

"Family friendly campground! Clean and spacious sites with a sandy beach and huge playground equipment for kids! Very nice bathhouse with washer and dryers! Great people!"

Scott Delsing

"Love camping here. Beautifully maintained with pretty landscaping. Friendly and helpful staff. Activities for everyone. One of our favorite places to camp!!"

Carolyn Athey

"Very nice campground. Fun atmosphere. Planned activities for young and old. Just a lot of "extras" that makes Happy Time a great place to camp!"

Kim Jennings

"Great family place, wonderful friendly community, run more like a resort than a campground! Love it!"

Denise Ott

"Unbelievably clean place! The amenities are fantastic and growing! The people are extremely friendly and knowledgeable. They are very willing to help. They have awesome events for the campers. I would highly recommend this place for anyone looking for a seasonal from south metro to Des Moines. This is the spot! The fishing is also fantastic!"

Ben Bartelt

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    526 470th Street
    Lake Mills, IA 50450





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