The Amazing Playground Castle In Iowa That Will Bring Out The Child In Us All
Nestled within Polk City just north of Des Moines, Big Creek State Park is one of our favorite Iowa destinations. This impressive park is home to a gorgeous little lake — Big Creek Lake — as well as hiking and cross-country skiing trails, bike paths, a swimming beach, more than a dozen picnic shelters, fishing, and boating. And while all of these activities make Big Creek State Park worth a visit, today, we’re talking about our favorite feature: an amazing castle playground that provides plenty of good, old-fashioned fun for kids of all ages.
Have you ever visited this fairytale playground in Big Creek State Park before? Share your experiences and opinions in the comments below, then click here to discover our favorite indoor playground in Iowa — it’s perfect for rainy and cold days!
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With more than 10 years of experience as a professional writer, Megan holds a degree in Mass Media from her home state of Minnesota. After college, she chose to trade in her winter boots for slippahs and moved to the beautiful island of Oahu, where she has been living for more than five years. She lives on the west side but is constantly taking mini-road trips across the island and visits the neighboring islands whenever she can getaway. She loves hiking, snorkeling, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.