There’s Fun Enough For A Whole Day At America’s Southernmost Glacial Lake, Black Hawk Lake In Iowa

Here’s a fun fact about Iowa that you might not have realized: the Hawkeye State is home to the nation’s southernmost glacial lake! It’s Black Hawk Lake in Lake View, Iowa. A historic state park, this lake and its surrounding terrain is the perfect place to spend a fun-filled day in Sac County.

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Have you ever visited Black Hawk State Park? To learn more or make a reservation, visit the Iowa State Parks website here. If you love that there are glacial lakes in Iowa, then you’ll want to check out this park that hides a glacial erratic as well.

Address: Black Hawk Lake, Iowa 51450, USA