Description - Rich in history and natural resources, Iowa is a treasure chest of recreational excellence. Iowa is a surprisingly diversified state with parks located in every corner that offer the usual wide range of activities treasured by locals and visitors alike.
- Campgrounds, historic sites, and natural wonders enhance Iowa's state park system. The two major rivers, the Mississippi and the Missouri that border the state and the Iowa river in the center of the state host several parks. See the individual park pages for detals of attractions and links to current information on fees, closings, etc.
Recreation - Recreation Opportunities abound in Iowa State Parks and Recreation Areas. From hiking and camping to bird-watching and bicycling, each park offers outdoor enthusiast a multitude of diverse and exciting adventures.
Climate - Summers are sunny, hot and humid in eastern Iowa and winters are cold. Suggested attire includes comfortable sportswear and walking shoes.
Driving directions and maps are available on each of the individual wildernet.com park descriptions pages.