Address 1: 1500 Harpen Street
Open: Open all year
Open all Year: Yes
Number of Sites: 112
Full Hook: Yes
The Iowa Great Lakes Region is made up of the following areas: Claire Wilson State Recreation Area, Elinor Bedell State Park, Emerson Bay State Recreation Area, Fort Defiance State Park, Gull Point State Park, Lighthouse State Recreation Area, Lower Gar Access State Recreation Area, Marble Beach State Recreation Area, Mini-Wakan State Park, Okamanpedan State Park, Pikes Point State Park, Templar Park State Recreation Area, and Trapper’s Bay State Park.
The Gull Point campground is one of the most popular in the lakes area. The campground is well shaded and features paved roads, playground equipment, modern restroom and shower facilities, as well as a sanitary dump station. There are a total of 112 campsites, 60 with electrical hookups. Advance campsite reservations can be made online through the park reservation system. Half of the campsites are still available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The western portion of Gull Point State Park is a hiker’s delight, with a fine self-guided interpretative trail. On the 1.3 mile trail, visitors can identify a variety of natural features by using the trail brochure. This area of the park is an excellent place to observe a wide variety of wildlife from songbirds to white-tailed deer. In the winter, the area is open for cross-country skiing.