Description

Nature lovers everywhere will fall in love with Yellow River State Forest’s Big Paint Campground. The flowing Yellow River runs through lush thickets of elm, cottonwood, oak, and maple, with wildlife a’plenty abounding in the nearby area, too. The park’s Backpack Trail—perfect for beginners and hiking pros alike—is particularly well-known for being an ideal way to see all that Continue reading...
Nature lovers everywhere will fall in love with Yellow River State Forest’s Big Paint Campground. The flowing Yellow River runs through lush thickets of elm, cottonwood, oak, and maple, with wildlife a’plenty abounding in the nearby area, too. The park’s Backpack Trail—perfect for beginners and hiking pros alike—is particularly well-known for being an ideal way to see all that Yellow River Forest has got to offer. Campsites are shaded under canopies of trees, spacious, and RV-friendly.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
139
Access
Equestrian
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No picnic table
No RV hookup
Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Snow sports
Wildlife watching
Boating
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Surfing
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
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Park
Yellow River State Forest
State
Iowa
Phone Number
563-586-2196
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
43.173° N, 91.22° W
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Equestrian: 34 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 103 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)