The Amazing Playground Fort In Iowa That Will Bring Out The Child In Us All

Located in Polk City, Big Creek State Park has a little bit of everything: Picnic areas, a beach, boat launches, hiking trails, and plenty of places to camp. It also happens to have one of the most impressive playgrounds in the state of Iowa, a sturdy structure that has stood the test of time.

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If you can’t make it to Polk City anytime soon, this list has plenty of other perfect playgrounds in Iowa to explore.