During the hot days of summer, there’s nothing like a swimming hole to cool off and turn back the clock. Remember those carefree days of summer as a kid, when you headed to the lake early in the morning and didn’t come back until the sun had set? No cares in the world except staying cool and having fun. Well, at FW Kent State Park in Oxford, Iowa, it’s easy to turn back the clock. A small state park featuring one of the best man-made swimming holes in Iowa, this haven is the perfect place for carefree summer recreation.

Have you been to FW Kent State Park? Let us know your thoughts about one of the best swimming holes in Iowa in the comments section. Make sure to visit the state website before you go to learn more about the park’s amenities, and visit here for more of the state’s best swimming holes!

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