Make your next camping trip extraordinary with a visit to Ledges State Park. The park campground is modern and has standard, hike-in, and RV friendly sites where you can set up shop for days of exploring this interesting terrain. Geek out over the Native American mounds, the sandstone ledges, and interesting geology of this land. Or plan a float trip on the Des Moines River as part of your adventure. No matter what you will find this part of Iowa to be anything but ordinary.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
94 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Hike in
No ADA access
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
No picnic table


Offered near the campground.

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Natural features you'll find at Ledges Campground.

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August 20th, 2016

Living near the Des Moines metro, Ledges is one of the closest parks that offers you that, "I can't really be in Iowa still" feeling. Day hiking, exploring, and walking the creeks through the canyons all offer emense joy and hours of fulfillment. I recommend the hike in camp sites, as they give you much more space to call your own, and not feel like you're camping on top of other campers. Ledges is definitely my go-to park and I highly recommend it!

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Ledges State Park
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41.983° N, 93.887° W
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Tent Only - Hike In: 12 Sites
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 82 Sites
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