This Underrated Trail In Iowa Leads To A Hidden Turquoise Lake

Iowa’s state parks are hiding all sorts of treasures, and our oldest state park is home to one of the only spring fed pools in Iowa – Richmond Springs! This serene turquoise lake is stunning no matter when you visit, and it’s a great spot to cool off on a hot summer day.

Backbone State Park is so much more than just a great place to go for a hike – it’s also home to one of Iowa’s best campgrounds! Read about how This Log Cabin Campground In Iowa May Just Be Your New Favorite Destination and plan a summer trip to one of our favorite state parks. You can find Backbone State Park at 1347 129th St., Dundee, IA 52038.