Best Parks and Camping around Center Junction, IA

Wapsipinicon State Park

21301 County Road E34
Anamosa, IA
Wapsipinicon State Park, dedicated in 1923, was one of Iowa's first state parks. It lies just south of Anamosa on the Wapsipinicon River (locally r...
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Maquoketa Caves State Park

10970 98th St.
Maquoketa, IA
Maquoketa Caves is probably Iowa's most unique state park. Its caves, limestone formations and rugged bluffs provide visitors a chance to "step bac...
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Palisades Kepler State Park

700 Kepler Dr
Mount Vernon, IA
Palisades-Kepler State Park lies along the beautiful Cedar River in Linn County. The 840-acre park has dramatic river bluffs, deep ravines, majesti...
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White Pine Hollow State Preserve

Heim Road
New Vienna, IA
White Pine Hollow is a 712-acre preserve featuring a rugged landscape with groves of white pine trees. Formerly known as “Pine Creek Hollow&r...
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Herbert Hoover National Historic Park

110 Parkside Drive
West Branch, IA
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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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Mines of Spain State Recreation Area and E. B. Lyons Interpretive Center

8991 Bellevue Heights
Dubuque, IA
The earliest known inhabitants of the Mines of Spain State Recreation Area during historical times were the Mesquakie Indians. Their village was lo...
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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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Catfish Creek State Preserve

Mines of Spain Road
Dubuque, IA
Catfish Creek Preserve is located in the north half of the 1,300-acre Mines of Spain Recreation Area, on the south side of the city of Dubuque, in ...
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Little Maquoketa River Mounds Preserve

Highway 52
Dubuque, IA
Situated high atop a limestone ridge, overlooking the Little Maquoketa River just north of Dubuque on Highway 52 & 3, this 41 acre preserve fea...
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Turkey River Mounds State Preserve

Estes Point Road
Guttenberg, IA
Turkey River Mounds State Preserve is a 62-acre area containing a large complex of ancient Indian mounds on a spectacular narrow ridge overlooking ...
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Merritt Forest State Preserve

West Noble Road
Colesburg, IA
Merritt Forest is a 20-acre “virgin” old-growth forest. It is located four miles south of Guttenberg in Clayton County. Several trees o...
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Nelson Dewey State Park

12190 County Road VV
Cassville, WI
Nelson Dewey State Park overlooks the Mississippi River from a 500-foot bluff. At this park you can combine your interest in history with your enjo...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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