The Tailwater West Day Use Area location is in Iowa City, Iowa
52240-7820. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.
If you have any questions about the Tailwater West Day Use Area facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.
2850 Prairie Du Chien Rd. Ne
CORALVILLE LAKE PROJECT OFFICE (319) 338-3543 X.6300
Campground information Iowa City, Iowa
Tailwater West Day Use Area is a day-use facility located along the tailwaters of the Coralville Lake Dam. Coralville Lake is a multiple use project providing benefits in flood control and low flow augmentation, as well as recreation, fish and wildlife management and forest management. Coralville Lake provides many recreational opportunities, including boating, camping, hiking, mountain biking, lake and river fishing, swimming, water skiing, picnicking and hunting.
Visitors enjoy Coralville Lake for boating, fishing, swimming and water activities. Anglers will find large and smallmouth bass, crappie, walleye and catfish. Several trails are within the Dam Complex, including Squire Point, Woodpecker Trail, Tailwater Riverwalk and barrier-free Veterans Trail.
The Devonian Fossil Gorge is just below the dam, offering a unique opportunity to explore a 375-million-year old sea floor and discover fossil remains of sea life that once inhabited this tropical marine environment. Twenty discovery points can be found throughout the site along with a cell phone audio tour.
Turkey Creek Disc Golf Course is located in the Dam Complex and offers nine partially wooden and open holes.
The day-use location offers a large group picnic area with drinking water and electric. Amenities include flush toilets, playground, accessible fishing pier and accessible hiking trail.
Coralville Lake is located in the Iowa River Valley, just north of Iowa City. Tailwater West Day Use lies among a heavily wooded forest of mixed hardwood species on the west side of the dam. Wildlife is abundant throughout the project. White-tailed deer, turkeys, pheasants, waterfowl, song birds and other species roam the lands around the lake.
Frequently Asked Questions About 2850 Prairie Du Chien Rd. Ne Iowa City, IA
How do I make a reservation with Tailwater West Day Use Area?
To make reservations at Tailwater West Day Use Area, you can call the office at CORALVILLE LAKE PROJECT OFFICE (319) 338-3543 X.6300.
Where is Tailwater West Day Use Area located?
The Tailwater West Day Use Area is located at 2850 Prairie Du Chien Rd. Ne in Iowa City,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.
Does Tailwater West Day Use Area have tent or RV camping?
Tailwater West Day Use Area offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at CORALVILLE LAKE PROJECT OFFICE (319) 338-3543 X.6300 to make sure things haven’t changed.