You’ll Never Want To Leave This Iowa Park That’s Home To History, Hiking, And A Sandy Beach

Iowa is such a beautiful state – from the cliffs of the driftless region to the rolling Loess Hills, there’s magic just about everywhere you look. One particular state park is a great place to see Iowa’s ecosystem. With views, streams, a cave, a beach, and a natural spring – one Backbone State Park hike will show you what’s been hiding in plain sight all along.

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Backbone State Park Address: 1347 129th Street, Dundee, IA, 52038

For more incredible state parks in Iowa that have so much to offer, read about 7 Lesser-Known State Parks In Iowa That Will Absolutely Amaze You.