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Margaret M. MacNider Campground: Mason City, Iowa

Mason City, Iowa is home to numerous parks and recreation areas for families to enjoy. The neat thing about the Margaret M. MacNider Campground is the fact that it is located on the North East side of East Park and right next door to the Mason City Aquatic Center. Nature lovers will really appreciate the setting of this family, friendly campground. This campground truly offers the ultimate camping site for you and your family. If you have a long rig and need easy access, this campground will work for you. Are you a tent camper? If so, this campground offers wonderful sites that are near the Winnebago River, with lots of shade trees.

Margaret M MacNider Campground: Mason City


This Margaret M. MacNider Campground is located on Birch Drive, right off (West) of Kentucky Avenue, a residential area in Mason City. The area is quiet and lies right near the Winnebago River. The nice shade trees and well kept grounds make this a great place to call it a night.

The Frank Lloyd Wright enthusiast will also appreciate the fact that this campground is within walking distance of many homes that he designed in an area known as Rock Glen. The Stockman House, another Frank Lloyd Wright site, is also easy to find. Should you opt to put on your top of the line walking shoes, head on down to downtown Mason City! Here you will find the last known standing hotel in the whole world that was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, The Park Inn Hotel. You will also find Music Man Square and Meredith Willson’s Boyhood Home.

Families will appreciate the hop, skip, and jump right on  over to the Mason City Aquatic Center.


Mason City Aquatic Center

On site you will find friendly camp hosts, a storm shelter/bath house, paved roads, sewer and electrical hook-ups, dump station, picnic shelters, playground, and an office/camp store. Wireless Internet is scheduled to be installed in the summer of 2013. The Mason City Aquatic Center is located on the West side of the campground, with East Park on the South side of the grounds, across the Winnebago River.

See for yourself- this campground is one of the cleanest around!

So, next time you are planning a visit to Mason City, Iowa. Why not plan a fun camp out with your family? You will be glad you camped out under the stars, at the Margaret M. MacNider Campground in Mason City, Iowa.


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2 thoughts on “Margaret M. MacNider Campground: Mason City, Iowa

  1. SaraB Post author

    That’s too bad, as I know several people that have camped here and have had no problems.

  2. Connie lerdon

    Not safe place to stay. Police stated that personal property often stolen from campground. No security wide open to busy street where thieves can easily enter campground at all hours.

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