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Favorite State Parks, Lakes and Rivers In Iowa

Posted by on Aug. 4, 2012 at 11:13 AM
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What are your favorite state parks, lakes and rivers in Iowa?

What do you like about these places?

If you have pictures, please share them!


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by on Aug. 4, 2012 at 11:13 AM
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easinpc
by Emily on Aug. 8, 2012 at 4:14 PM

Love Lake Red Rock in Pella!

annaica
by Bronze Member on Aug. 10, 2012 at 11:51 PM
i love backbone state park!you can great trout fish, wade in the creek, use a paddleboat on the lake, go to the beach they have on the lake, hike, repel and go thru caves... there's a nice campground, play areas and just a gorgeous park!
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Rachel0610
by Rachel on Aug. 11, 2012 at 12:27 AM

I love Lake Red Rock in Pella as well as the lake down by Centerville however I can't for the life of me remember the name of it :(

CocoBeen
by Member on Aug. 11, 2012 at 11:27 PM

Lake Rathbun I LOVE that place. If it was warmer I would go to the beach out there tomorrow. I am in Centerville so its super close.

Quoting Rachel0610:

I love Lake Red Rock in Pella as well as the lake down by Centerville however I can't for the life of me remember the name of it :(


meam4444
by Representative on Aug. 12, 2012 at 2:36 PM

Clear Lake is gorgeous!!

easinpc
by Emily on Aug. 13, 2012 at 10:10 AM

We go to Lake Red Rock quite a bit and love it there!

Quoting Rachel0610:

I love Lake Red Rock in Pella as well as the lake down by Centerville however I can't for the life of me remember the name of it :(


snevins61105
by Member on Aug. 13, 2012 at 3:48 PM

LOVE Lake Rathbun in Southern Iowa.

We've camped at Island View Campground since I was a baby (and I'm 30 now).  We have lot of great memories there.

Nykyria
by on Aug. 13, 2012 at 3:53 PM

Lake Okoboji

Kayla2013
by Member on Aug. 13, 2012 at 3:58 PM
Hannen Lake is my go to campground. been going since I was a baby. and most recent discovery and wedding location Hickory Hills! Beautiful places!
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barrelracer1699
by Member on Aug. 13, 2012 at 4:01 PM

Lake Red Rock, Stephens State Forest, Brushy Creek, and my fav with my horses is Waubonsie! Glad I found this I am from Iowa but not in Iowa right now due to the military!

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