About Iowa State Parks
The parks in this beautiful state are known for trails, mountains, forest, lakes and so much more! Below we list out every Iowa State Park with some quick details about each. Scroll below to find your favorite State Park in Iowa.
Park Address: 32264 Pikes Peak Rd, McGregor, IA 52157
Popular Park Sites: Mississippi, RV Campgrounds, Bridal Veil Falls, Yellow River State Forest
Date Established: 1935
Park Description: Pikes Peak State Park is a state park of Iowa, US, featuring a 500-foot bluff overlooking the Upper Mississippi River opposite the confluence of the Wisconsin River.
Park Address: 1515 P Ave, Madrid, IA 50156
Park Description: The park contains a sandstone gorge carved by Pea's Creek, a tributary of the Des Moines River.<
Ledges State Park Visitors Guide
Park Address: 9688 Caves Rd, Maquoketa, IA 52060
Park Description: In 1991 111 acres on the east side of the park were listed as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places.
Maquoketa Caves State Park Visitors Guide
Park Address: 1884 Wildcat Den Rd, Muscatine, IA 52761
Park Description: The park features 75-foot cliffs, rock formations, and several historic structures.
Wildcat Den State Park Visitors Guide
Park Address: 1347 129th St, Dundee, IA 52038
Popular Park Sites: Fenchel Creek, Richmond Springs, Six Pines Campground, Backbone Trail, East Lake Trail, West Lake trail, Barred Owl Trail, Backbone Lake
Date Established: May 1920
Park Description: Backbone State Park is Iowa's oldest state park, dedicated in 1919.
Palisades-Kepler State Park
Park Address: 700 Kepler Drive, Mount Vernon, IA 52314
Waubonsie State Park
Park Address: 2585 Waubonsie Park Road, Hamburg, IA 51640
Popular Park Sites:
Date Established: 1926
Bellevue State Park - Nelson Unit
Park Address: 24668 US-52, Bellevue, IA 52031
Wapsipinicon State Park
Park Address: 21301 Co Road E34, Anamosa, IA 52205
Date Established: 1923
Lake Darling State Park
Park Address: 111 Lake Darling Road, Brighton, IA 52540
Date Established: 1950
Lake Macbride State Park
Park Address: 3525 Highway 382 NE, Solon, IA 52333
Dolliver Memorial State Park
Park Address: 2757 Dolliver Park Avenue, Otho, IA 50569
Lake Wapello State Park
Park Address: 15248 Campground Road, Drakesville, Iowa 52552
Big Creek State Park
Park Address: 8794 NW 125th Avenue, Polk City, IA 50226