Best Parks and Camping around Brighton, IA

Lake Darling State Park

111 Lake Darling Road
Brighton, IA
Lake Darling State Park was dedicated on September 17, 1950. J. N. "Ding" Darling, for whom the park was named, "set the gate," a ceremony in which...
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Woodthrush Woods State Preserve

225th Street
Lockridge, IA
Woodthrush Woods State Preserve is a 25-acre forest. It is located seven miles east of Fairfield in Jefferson County. The hilly, wooded area was or...
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Lamson Woods State Preserve

Lamson Woods is a 43-acre woodland preserve located on the southeast edge of Fairfield.  This hilly, wooded area was willed to the city of Fai...
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O.B. Nelson Park

West Fillmore Avenue and South 2nd Street
Fairfield, IA
O.B. Nelson Park provides softball fields, sand volleyball courts, playground, a shelter (reserve), restrooms and an enclosed dog park.
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Marr Park

Highway 218 on State Highway 92.
Ainsworth, IA
Officially known as the Thomas and Sarah Marr Home Haven Farm, Marr Park is our most developed public park and recreation area.   Its 125 acres i...
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Savage Woods State Preserve

286th Avenue
Salem, IA
David Savage Memorial Woods is a 12-acre preserve featuring a small upland forest. It is located ten miles southwest of Mount Pleasant in western H...
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Oakland Mills State Park

The South Shore Area has a 24 site semi-modern campground (50-amp electrical hook-ups) and 11 primitive sites, each with a view of the Skunk River....
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Lacey Keosauqua State Park

22895 Lacey Trail
Keosauqua, IA
Lacey-Keosauqua State Park is one of the largest and most picturesque of Iowa state parks and recreation areas. The park's 1,653 acres of hills, bl...
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Pilot Grove State Preserve

W 260th Street (N and E of Pilot Grove Cemetery)
Williamsburg, IA
Pilot Grove State Preserve is in the Southern Iowa Drift Plain landform region and features a wooded area that once was a landmark for early settle...
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Shimek State Forest

NE County Road J56.
Farmington, IA
Shimek State Forest is located in Lee and Van Buren Counties in southeast Iowa near the town of Farmington. The forest headquarters is located abou...
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Williams Prairie State Preserve

Black Hawk Avenue NW
Oxford, IA
Williams Prairie State Preserve is located in the Iowan Surface landform region and contains a wet prairie with more than 300 plant species are fou...
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Pecan Grove State Preserve

Muscatine Slough
Muscatine, IA
Pecan Grove State Preserve is a 23-acre remnant of bottomland forest noted for a grove of pecan trees, an uncommon species in Iowa. It is located f...
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Geode State Park

3333 Racine Avenue
Danville, IA
The prime attraction of the 1,640-acre park is Lake Geode, a 187-acre lake built in 1950. Over the years, the lake has become well known for excell...
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Battle of Athens State Historic Site

Route 1
Revere, MO
Battle of Athens Historic Site is a place of peace and serenity. Its historic buildings, tree-studded landscape, and mile of Des Moines River front...
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Odessa Water Trail

Winds Through Both Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge and Odessa Management Area
Wapello, IA
About Us:The Odessa Water Trail is more than just paddling - it's seeing thousands of birds, visiting a national wildlife refuge and navigating you...
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Big Hollow Recreation Area

18853 152nd Avenue
Sperry, IA
Big Hollow Recreation Area is Des Moines County's premiere outdoor recreation destination. This 798 acre recreation area offers year-round recreati...
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Lake Macbride State Park

3525 Highway 382 NE
Solon, IA
An effort to establish the wooded valleys of Mill and Jordan Creeks as a state park was initiated by the Iowa City Chamber of Commerce and J.N. "Di...
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Herbert Hoover National Historic Park

110 Parkside Drive
West Branch, IA
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Lake Keomah State Park

2720 Keomah Lane
Oskaloosa, IA
Lake Keomah State Park is 366 acres of beautiful woods and water. Lovely shaded picnic areas are nestled between the arms of the 83 acre man-made l...
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Toolesboro Mounds State Preserve

6568 Toolesboro Avenue
Wapello, IA
Toolesboro Mounds State Preserve is a 3-acre preserve featuring a cluster of ancient Indian mounds. It is located just north of the town of Toolesb...
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