Top 20 Iowa Lakes

Looking for a family getaway on the water? Use the Iowa Department of Natural Resource's list of Iowa's top 20 lakes (by attendance each year) to inspire you!

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Iowa's Great Outdoors

Everywhere you turn in Iowa, there are amazing outdoor recreational activities waiting to wow you. Here’s where you can find the information you need so you can get outside and start basking in Iowa’s great outdoors.
 

Iowa Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds
319.465.4665
Are you a camping connoisseur? Then you’ll want to check out this directory of Iowa’s privately owned campgrounds that are open to the public.


Iowa Bicycle Coalition
515.309.2867
From maps featuring Iowa’s bike trails to tips on keeping bicyclists safe, the Iowa Bicycle Coalition is your go-to resource for biking information.


Iowa’s County Park System
515.963.9582
Did you know Iowa has 1,782 county recreation areas? Here’s where you can find them all.

 

Iowa Department of Natural Resources
515.281.5918
When you want to fish, hunt, boat and more, you’ll want to check out the Iowa DNR for the latest information. You can even make online reservations at iowastateparks.reserveamerica.com.


Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation
515.288.1846
When it comes to biking and recreational trails, Iowa can’t be beat. Here’s where you’ll find detailed information for more than 50 Iowa trails.

 

 

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