Prairie Flower Recreation Area Iowa

Prairie Flower Recreation Area

    Prairie Flower Recreation Area is located on the 26,000-acre Saylorville Lake Project, which stretches more than 50 miles up the Des Moines River Valley. The lake provides a wide variety of recreational activities, including boating, swimming, fishing, hiking and hunting.
    • Address: 5600 Nw 78th Ave, Johnston, IA 50131
    • Phone: (515) 984-6925
    • Sites: All (168) · Group Standard Area Electric (10) · Standard Electric (158)
    • Rates: $18.00-$40.00
    • Activities: Playground · Swimming · Hiking · Fishing · Biking
    • Policy: Click here for more information Click here for a virtual tour of the Saylorville Lake area. Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. Visit for further information.
    • Directions: From I-35, take exit 90 to Ankeny/Oralabor Road and go west for 4.8 miles. The road turns into Highway 415, continue and follow signs to the campground.


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