Tiny But Mighty, The Smallest State Park In Iowa Is A Hidden Gem Worth Exploring

A summer trip to Arnolds Park is a rite of passage for many Iowans, but as wonderful as the lakeside resort is, it can be a lot! Sometimes after a full day of amusement parks, waterparks, and beachside fun, you need a little peaceful rest and recreation. A perfect haven for cooling off and catching your breath is located right around the corner – Pillsbury Point State Park. Where are they hiding a full state park in Arnolds Park, you ask? This is Iowa’s smallest state park and it’s only six and a half acres. It’s also a significant site in Iowa history, so why not take a bit out of your busy day and explore this hidden gem?

Have you been to Pillsbury Point State Park and explored its grounds and history? Let us know your thoughts about Iowa’s smallest state park in the comments. If you want to know more about Arnolds Park’s vacation offerings, make sure to check the town website. If you’re looking to learn more about a much more high-energy outing in Arnolds Park, read up on this famous antique theme park.

Address: Pillsbury Point State Park, 23 Prairie Ln, Arnolds Park, IA 51331, USA