Escape To Table Rock In Ledges State Park For A Beautiful Iowa Nature Scene

Ledges State Park is a wondrous place filled with canyons, bluffs and rock formations and it’s a must-visit spot for nature lovers and those who simply enjoy a gorgeous view. The short hike to Table Rock rewards hikers with an incredible vista of the valley below.

The park is located four miles south of Boone, along Pea’s Creek, a tributary of the Des Moines River. The creek cuts through a deep gorge here – it reaches 100-feet-deep in places – and Table Rock provides visitors with a spectacular vantage point. Here’s what you need to know about the hike to Table Rock and what you can see.

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There’s a lot to experience in and around Ledges State Park. The park has camping and picnic areas and the nearby Des Moines River offers paddling and fishing opportunities. Looking for other great Iowa nature scenes? Here are 13 state parks you have to visit.

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