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Springbrook State Park

The rolling hills of beautiful Springbrook State Recreation Area abound with deer, red and gray fox, coyote, raccoon, beaver, muskrat and wild turkey. Almost every kind of bird that visits Iowa can be found here. Trails lead through 920 acres of prairie and woodland, near small ponds, the Middle ...

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Stephens State Forest

Stephens State Forest is located in south-central Iowa and is divided into seven units totaling over 15,000 acres. The forest is dispersed over five counties: Lucas, Clarke, Monroe, Appanoose and Davis. These units are contiguous and are located southwest of the town of Lucas, Iowa. Most of the recreational development ...

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Union Grove State Park

Union Grove State Park, located in northwest Tama County, is a very popular outdoor recreation area. The park was established in 1938. Its focal point is beautiful 110-acre Union Grove Lake. The lake and the attractive parklands provide a pleasing contrast to the nearby residential and agricultural areas. Union ...

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Stone State Park

Visitors are attracted to the rugged topography of Stone Park, which is typical of the Loess Hills of western Iowa. The park offers many scenic vistas of wooded valleys, dry prairie ridges, the Big Sioux River, and the neighboring states of South Dakota and Nebraska. The 220 mile-long Loess ...

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Honey Creek State Park

Honey Creek State Park is part of the Rathbun Lake recreation complex consisting of eight parks, two marinas and 155 miles of shoreline. This 11,000-acre lake hosts a wide variety of outdoor activities. On a warm day, you'll see people enjoying the water on boats, water skis and jet ...

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Lake Ahquabi State Park

"Ahquabi" is a Sauk and Fox word meaning "resting place," and it is a fitting name for this scenic 770-acre park. The park site was recommended by "Ding" Darling, nationally known Iowa political cartoonist and conservationist, and was dedicated in 1936. Many of its structures were constructed by the ...

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Lake Keomah State Park

Allow the beauty of Lake Keomah State Park to soothe your mind. Find a shady picnic area with a lovely lake view to enjoy a picnic lunch. Take a leisurely afternoon to wander the trails along the shore, swim in the lake or cast a line from boat, pier ...

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Lake Macbride State Park

The destination for outdoor enthusiasts! Lake Macbride is a great spot for fishing, picnicking, swimming, hiking, bird-watching, camping and boating. Bring the family for an afternoon in the sun or stay a few days to enjoy all Lake Macbride has to offer. Walkers, joggers and bikers can take the ...

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Lake of Three Fires State Park

The 85-acre Lake of Three Fires is nearly a mile long and a half-mile wide, with scenic inlets ideal for fishing and boating. Surrounding the lake are 691 acres of picturesque woodlands. Although summer is the most popular season, any nice spring or fall day will draw hundreds of ...

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Lake Wapello State Park

Lake Wapello's 1,150 acres could easily be called the "country club" of Iowa's state parks. The beautiful wooded hillsides, shaded picnic areas and lake provide a quiet elegance which makes Lake Wapello one of southern Iowa's best-kept secrets. With plenty of fun to keep you busy, consider renting a family ...

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