Enjoy Cool, Crisp Water At What Was Once A Quarry In Iowa
By Raymond Goldfield|Published April 19, 2022
Raymond Goldfield is a life-long New Jersey resident and an avid traveler and foodie who can be usually found on the Jersey Shore during the offseason or checking out the latest seasonal flavors at The Bent Spoon in Princeton. He has been working for Only In Your State for since early 2022, where he writes for New Jersey and Iowa and edits the Mid-Atlantic region. He can also be found writing about pop culture for GeekDad. When at home, he enjoys reading comic books and is part of The Rabbitt Stew podcast team. While New Jersey is his home base, he travels regularly and has visited Virginia, Florida, Maine, Minnesota, and Canada as well as all of NJ's border states. Ultimate travel goal? Visit all the best buffets in the United States.
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Finding the perfect place to cool off in a city can be challenging – especially given how crowded those public pools can be! But in Iowa City, the town took a former quarry and transformed it into a little slice of nature in the middle of an urban metropolis. Welcome to the Terry Trueblood Recreation Area, Iowa City’s newest and largest park – and your path to crisp, cool water in the middle of a hot midwest summer.
Have you cooled your heels in the lake at the Terry Trueblood Recreation Arear? Let us know your favorite spots in the comments section. This new park will no doubt be adding new features, so keep an eye on their city website for any new announcements!
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