Description

There is so much to explore and do at Backbone State Park that you might as well load up the camping gear and make a weekend (or longer!) out of it. The South Lake Campground offers modern amenities like electric hookups and a dump station for RVs and non electric sites for tents, and even has a playground for the little ones. This is the cushiest of campgrounds in the park so Continue reading...
There is so much to explore and do at Backbone State Park that you might as well load up the camping gear and make a weekend (or longer!) out of it. The South Lake Campground offers modern amenities like electric hookups and a dump station for RVs and non electric sites for tents, and even has a playground for the little ones. This is the cushiest of campgrounds in the park so if you don’t feel like roughing it too much this is the sweet spot for you.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
99
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
Electricity, sewage
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
Potable water available
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Showers available
No picnic table
Beach
Cave
Forest
Lake
River, stream or creek
Desert
Hot spring
Redwoods
Swimming hole
Waterfall
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching
Wind sports
OHV
Surfing
Whitewater paddling
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Park
Backbone State Park
State
Iowa
Phone Number
563-924-2000
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
42.606° N, 91.545° W
Unknown price
Tent Only: 10 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 88 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)