The best camping near Green Valley State Park

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Rock N Ranch Events & Campground

13 sites · Lodging40 acres · Menlo, IA
Our retirement dream is to share our beautiful property with people who love the outdoors.  We started with our rustic tent sites and slowly added cabins.  We go from primitive to sites with heat and air conditioning.  We are not far from the Interstate but sure seems like we are as you travel the 4.6 miles of gravel road to step back in time.
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The Waypoint

5 sites · RVs18 acres · Earlham, IA
A vanlife destination located at the confluence of I80 and I35. 18 acres of land featuring a limestone quarry pond, perfect trees for hanging hammocks, flat ground for parking vans and so much space for community. If you’re interested, we are happy to coordinate introducing you to our small herd of alpacas and Great Pyrenees dogs.
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Come Enjoy the Beauty

61 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents30 acres · Earlham, IA
This property has a year round running creek called Bear Creek. They also mined the stone off the property for the State Capital in Des Moines, Iowa. Abundant wildlife and mature beautiful trees.
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The best camping near Green Valley State Park guide



Fancy a float in cold, clear water on a sizzling summer day? Look no further than Green Valley State Park, where you’ll find a lush, green wilderness encompassing a hidden gem of a lake. the lake is a popular fishing spot for the locals, who cast lines from the banks and boats in just about every season. There’s a self-guided nature trail for explorers, young and old, and a full-service campground for those of you who want to extend your stay. Camping cabins make life easy and keep the bugs away, so you have no excuse not to hit up this wilderness getaway.

When to go

The best time to visit Green Valley State Park is during the spring and fall when the weather is mild and the natural beauty is at its peak. Summer brings warm days perfect for water activities, though it can be quite busy. Winters are less crowded but can be cold, so pack accordingly.

Know before you go

  • Check the weather forecast before your visit to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.
  • Be aware of any park alerts or closures by visiting the official website or contacting the park office.
  • Accessibility options are available; inquire ahead for specific needs.
  • Remember to pack essentials like water, sunscreen, and insect repellent.
  • Respect wildlife and maintain a safe distance at all times.

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