Virginia Grove Recreation Area

Virginia Grove Recreation Area

Virginia Grove features a campground, playground, pond and about 3-miles of wooded, winding trails to explore.  Hunting is allowed as long as you are not within 200 yards of the campground, shelter, restroom or playground.  Fishing is allowed on the 5-acre pond.  A handicap fishing dock allows for easy access.


Campground with 11 sites at $12/night

Water and Electricity (20/30/50 amp)


Rentable picnic shelter

Picnic tables, fire pits & grills

Restrooms (pit latrine)

Pond with handicap fishing dock

Reasons to Visit

View spring woodland wildflowers along the trails

Hike 3-miles of wooded winding trails

Hunt for squirrel,  deer, turkey, rabbit or morrells

Fishing at the handicap fishing dock

Paddling: pond, non-motorized boat launch (electric trolling motors allowed)

Camping: 11 electric sites and one non-electric group site

View  map of Virginia Grove Recreation Area

Northwest of Morning Sun
20406 55th Street, Morning Sun, IA 52640

Size: 106 acres

Habitat: prairie, wetland, forest, uplands

Louisa County Conservation Board       319-523-8381