Dip Your Toes In Blue Heron Lake When You Visit Iowa’s Raccoon River Park

Iowa is a long way from the ocean, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the sandy fun they have on the coast! Check out one of the best beaches in Iowa just outside of Des Moines, where you’ll find miles of trails, a gorgeous park, a sprawling lake, and a stretch of sand that will make you forget about living in a landlocked state.

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

You can find trail maps that showcase the beauty of Raccoon River Park here, thanks to AllTrails.

For more of the best beaches in Iowa, read Here Are 7 Gorgeous Beaches In Iowa You Must Check Out This Summer and plan your hot weather adventures.

Address: Raccoon River Dr, West Des Moines, IA, USA