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The 10 best camping spots in Iowa.

Best known for pastures and fields covering the heartland, Iowa also offers dramatic bluffs, rolling hills, and limestone caves.

Whiskey Camp
Shannon
Shannon: Whiskey Camp was great! We had a few choices of camp sites, a view of woods on one side and a charming...
Star Field Campground
Dan
Dan : Star Field Campground offers campers a large field with well spaced camping sites. Campsite is near...
Iowa State Park camping provides for a beautiful experience in the heart land and offers many activities including rock climbing, biking, fishing, and hiking. Backbone State Park was the first dedicated state park in Iowa. Backbone is named for the steep and narrow ridge of bedrock cut by a loop of the Maquoketa River and forming the highest point in northeast Iowa known as Read more...
Iowa State Park camping provides for a beautiful experience in the heart land and offers many activities including rock climbing, biking, fishing, and hiking. Backbone State Park was the first dedicated state park in Iowa. Backbone is named for the steep and narrow ridge of bedrock cut by a loop of the Maquoketa River and forming the highest point in northeast Iowa known as the Devil's Backbone. In addition to camping on private land, Walnut Woods State Park is one of the only places with designated sites for camping in De Moines Iowa and boasts the largest surviving natural stand of black walnut trees in North America. Head 210 miles northwest of De Moines, and you’ll hit the Iowa Great Lakes—a string of glacial lakes covering about 15,000 acres. Maquoketa Caves is worth exploring: its caves, limestone formations and rugged bluffs provide visitors a chance to go back into geological time thousands of years.
Pikes Peak Campground
Come to Pikes Peak State park for camping in style near some awesome hiking trails with a view! The...
Big Paint Campground
Paul
Paul: This place fills up quickly. Reserve Early or expect to take whatever you can get.
If you’re looking for camping near Davenport Iowa, Wildcat Den State Park is one of the most unique parks in the area.
99 Bottles Winery Hills
Mark
Mark: tent among the vines, or use the "bunkhouse" sleeps up to 6, only 4 adults comfortably, or the...
Field of Dreams
Hannah
Hannah: You will be staying at Humble Hands Harvest, a just-begun vegetable farm on a bluff over the Upper...
Lake Macbride State Park is Iowa's largest state park, where 2,180 acres offers a variety of outdoor activities.
Walking Stick Adventures Farm
Maria
Maria: Tipi camping in restored 4 acre prairie and pond area, private site, great for families and friends....
Fishermans Corner
Angling enthusiasts, meet Fisherman's Corner. This little nook located along the winding Mississippi...
Held at the end of summer is the Indianola Balloon Classic. Dozens of hot air balloons compete for prizes during this week long event.
Ambrose Call Campground
Settle down like a pioneer for some good ol camp'n in the countryside. At Ambrose A. Call State Park...
South Lake Campground
There is so much to explore and do at Backbone State Park that you might as well load up the camping...