Best Parks and Camping around Aurora, IA

Brush Creek Canyon State Preserve

E Avenue, 90th Street
Arlington, IA
Brush Creek Canyon is a 217-acre preserve containing a rugged forested gorge along the Silurian Escarpment. Located two miles north of Arlington in...
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Backbone State Park

1347 129th Street
Dundee, IA
Backbone State Park was dedicated in 1920. It was Iowa's first state park and remains one of the most significant. Backbone is named for its narrow...
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Cedar Rock State Park

2611 Quasqueton Diagonal Blvd. Buch Co Hwy W-35
Independence, IA
The Walter house was one of Wright's most complete designs. Nearly everything at Cedar Rock bears the architect's imprint. Wright designed the furn...
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Volga River State Recreation Area

10225 Ivy Road
Fayette, IA
The Volga River Recreation Area is located in one of the most scenic parts of the state. Northeast Iowa is often referred to as "Little Switzerland...
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Mossy Glen State Preserve

Eagle Avenue
Edgewood, IA
Mossy Glen is an 80-acre preserve featuring a rugged forested area along the Silurian Escarpment. It is located 6 miles northwest of Edgewood and 6...
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Echo Valley State Park

Glover's Creek Access -9680 Echo Valley Road, Otter Creek Access - 9672 Echo Valley Road
West Union, IA
Echo Valley State Park is a 100 Acre natural area built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. It's home to a variety of hand crafted his...
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Bixby State Preserve

Berry Woods is a 42-acre preserve containing an upland oak woodland. It is located 4.5 miles northwest of Indianola in Warren County. Don L. Berr...
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Montauk State Preserve

From West Union, take Highway 18 east to Clermont
Clermont, IA
The historic Montauk estate was the home and estate of William Larrabee, Iowa’s twelfth governor (1886–1890). This 46-acre preserve is ...
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Retz Woods State Preserve

Grain Road
Elkader, IA
Lyle Retz Memorial Woods is a 49-acre preserve featuring a rugged forested area in the Paleozoic Plateau landform region. It is located 4.5 miles s...
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A. F. Miller State Preserve

A. F. Miller State Preserve is a 10-acre area containing a peaty, oxbow wetland with several rare plants. It is located in North Woods County Park ...
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Roberts Creek State Preserve

Fawn Hollow Rd.
Saint Olaf, IA
Roberts Creek State Preserve is located in the Paleozoic Plateau landform region and contains a forested slope populated by the nationally threaten...
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Behrens Ponds and Woodland State Preserve

Ponds Lane
Toddville, IA
Karl W. Behrens Memorial Ponds and Woodland is a 29-acre preserve featuring a series of sandy ponds inhabited by the blue-spotted salamander, a rar...
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Pleasant Creek State Recreation Area

4530 McClintock Road
Palo, IA
Pleasant Creek Lake is one of the most popular boating spots in eastern Iowa. Four launching sites are conveniently located around the lake. These ...
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Saint James Lutheran Church State Preserve

9th Avenue
Fort Atkinson, IA
Saint James Lutheran Church State Preserve features the remnants of a church that was built by the First Congregational Church Society between 1840...
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Fort Atkinson State Preserve

303 2nd St NW
Fort Atkinson, IA
The story of Fort Atkinson is not the stuff of which legends are made. No famous battles were fought here. No glorious victories or ignoble defeats...
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Hanging Bog State Preserve

Six miles northwest of Cedar Rapids in Linn County
Palo, IA
Hanging Bog State Preserve features a shaded hillside seep that houses a large population of skunk cabbage. It was formed from mineral-rich groundw...
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Spook Cave And Campground

13299 Spook Cave Road
Mc Gregor, IA
Mission Statement: Spook Cave and Campground will exceed the expectations of our guests by providing a fun, rewarding, and memorable outdoor recre...
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Rock Island State Preserve

42nd Street
Cedar Rapids, IA
Rock Island State Preserve is a 17-acre area featuring a sand prairie and an associated wetland and woodland. It is located in the northwest part o...
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White Pine Hollow State Forest

Northwest Dubuque County
New Vienna, IA
White Pine Hollow is located in northwest Dubuque County, just northwest of the town of Luxemburg. This 944 acre area consists of a 712 acre state ...
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Waterloo / Lost Island Waterpark KOA

4550 Hess Road
Waterloo, IA
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