Walk Along Some Of The Oldest Trees In Iowa At Palisades-Kepler State Park

Palisades-Kepler State Park is home to the oldest trees in Iowa, the gorgeous and tenacious Eastern Red Cedar. This wonder of nature can be found clinging to the limestone bluffs above Cedar River. Pack a picnic and enjoy a day among these old beauties!

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Have you ever walked among the Eastern Red Cedar at Palisades-Kepler State Park? What did you think? Will you be exploring this area this summer? Let us know in the comments below!

If you’re interested in exploring Iowa’s other lovely parks, read more about how These 13 State Parks In Iowa Are Breathtakingly Beautiful.

Address: 700 Kepler Dr, Mt Vernon, IA 52314, USA