With More Than 2,100 Acres To Explore, Iowa's Largest State Park Is Worthy Of A Multi-Day Adventure
By Raymond Goldfield|Published July 21, 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.
Iowa’s state parks are the best places to take in the great outdoors, but few have as much to explore as the one hiding in Solon, Iowa. Lake MacBride State Park is the largest state park in Iowa and has quickly become a popular vacation destination. Whether you’re looking to have a fun day at the lake or are hoping to explore some quieter trails and enjoy unspoiled nature, you’ll find your happy place in this 2,180-acre state park. So load up the car, get your camping gear ready, and take as many days as you need to explore this massive haven.
Have you spent a day or more at Lake MacBride State Park? Let us know what you thought of the largest state park in Iowa in the comments section. Make sure to check out the state website for more information on the park’s amenities. Looking for another escape from the heat? Why not spend a day at this famous man-made lake?
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