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The best camping near Union Grove State Park

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Windy Goat Acres

6 sites 路 Lodging15 acres 路 Chelsea, IA
We love animals, plants, art, and outdoor recreation and love sharing these things with people! We found the perfect little plot for all of these things we love. Nature, art, animals, and lots of space! The hilly, lush land is also known as the Bohemie Alps and it's quite a beautiful area tucked away in Iowa.Visit with the llamas, goats, peacocks, potbelly pigs and the horses and hike around the property or stay in for a quiet stay with a good book and enjoy all the sights and sounds. Lots of extra 'add ons' to enhance the experience!Semi wooded property with hiking trails, hammocks, aerial silks, campfire pit. 5 mi away is Otter Creek Lake, a recreational park for fishing, kayaking, swimming, etc. We have 2 kayaks available. So much to do! Also perfect to just relax, meditate, yoga, sleep...
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Sleep in an Iowa Barn @ TLC

2 sites 路 Lodging, Tents28 acres 路 Zearing, IA
Threshold Learning Center is 28 acres of prairie, creek, woods, and our barn dormitory.聽 Threshold is first, an outdoor learning center for schools during the school year, and a summer camp offering several day camps, family camps, and trips.聽 As a non-profit, however, we are constantly trying to find a way to聽 offer our programs to everyone regardless of whether they are able to pay our fees while still making enough money to stay open.聽 We started renting TLC to the public 5 years ago for weddings, reunions, or just families who are looking to connect to the world around them.聽 Our motto is "No Child Left Inside" and we want every inner child to enjoy what we have at TLC.聽 We have 7 bedrooms in our dormitory, 5 camp sites, a large camp fire ring, a mini-golf course, and we are always willing to lead your group in an educational experience or take you on a hayrack ride.
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Spruce Tiny Cabin

1 site 路 Lodging100 acres 路 Montour, IA
Pilgrim Heights is an oasis of natural beauty and outdoor recreation for all ages! We sit on 100 private wooded acres with an 80 acre recreational lake complete with a beach, and stunning views from our private cabins. From fishing to canoeing to hiking, the center is bursting with enriching activities. 100 private wooded acres 80-acre recreational lake Beach Fishing Boating Swimming Hiking Cross-Country Ski Campfires Challenge Course Frisbee Golf
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Black Oak Tiny Cabin

1 site 路 Lodging100 acres 路 Montour, IA
Unique tiny cabin experience! Black Oak Cabin has been recently updated and sleeps up to four people. Relax, unwind, and take a break from technology, our cabins are TV and WiFi free to help you truly connect with nature. It features a stunning view of our lake and private deck for sipping your cup of coffe in the morning. Commune with nature on our private trails, beach and more! Black Oak Cabin features a mini fridge, mircowave, and coffee maker. Hot water, A/C and heater.
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Amanda Q.鈥檚 Land

15 sites 路 TentsCedar Falls, IA
I just love this back area and would love to share with others. If your looking to be in a secluded spot close to lakes and rivers this is the place for you.
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Sunset Hills Bison Ranch & Lodging

7 sites 路 Lodging15 acres 路 Malcom, IA
*NEW 2023*Prairie-Schooner Wagon*You are invited to stay where the buffalo roam in a beautiful Conestoga Wagon! These unique wagons have heat & a/c, a king bed, twin/twin bunk beds and locking front door. Enjoy the beauty of the sunset along the rolling hills. Stargaze while cuddled around your private fire pit. Wake up to our bison herd grazing near by. Private luxury shower house w/ heat & a/c. The wagons do NOT have a kitchen. They do have a coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, toaster and grill & more.
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The best camping near Union Grove State Park guide

Overview

About

Water and woodland fun are waiting for you at Union Grove State Park! It鈥檚 got the perfect lake for a summertime cool down; those bathing on the shores can watch anglers and boaters making the most of their day. Hike along prairies and pines to catch deer, waterfalls, and stunning wildflowers in the spring, if winter is your jam head here for the ultimate in snowmobiling and cross country skiing. There鈥檚 picnic spots for your whole crew and camping under the stars. There鈥檚 a lot to love at Union Grove and it鈥檚 easy to see why!

When to go

The ideal time to visit Union Grove State Park is during the spring and fall when the weather is mild and the natural scenery is at its peak. Summer brings warmth perfect for water activities, though it can be crowded. Winters are less ideal due to cold temperatures and limited access to some park areas.

Know before you go

  • Check the park's official website for any alerts or closures before planning your visit.
  • Wear appropriate footwear and clothing for hiking and exploring the park's diverse terrain.
  • Remember to pack essentials like water, sunscreen, and insect repellent for a comfortable experience.
  • Be mindful of park rules to preserve the natural habitat and wildlife.
  • Accessibility options may vary, so inquire ahead if you require special accommodations.

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