The Oldest Campground In Iowa Has Made Summertime More Magical Since 1920

Who’s ready for some family fun in the fresh Iowa air? Visit the oldest campground in Iowa and make some summer memories this year.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

For more information and to reserve your campsite or cabin, visit the Backbone State Park website. If you’re looking for more great ways to enjoy Iowa’s natural beauty overnight, check out this wonderfully cool houseboat.