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Iowa’s state parks get all of the attention, but there are hundreds of county parks scattered around the state that are worth a visit as well. Most are quiet places to escape the crowds and enjoy nature, but quite a few have unique amenities that can’t be found anywhere else. That’s the case for Kennedy Memorial Park in Fort Dodge, where you’ll find the only yurt village in Iowa. Yurts, those dome-shaped glamping destinations that are somewhere between a tent and a cabin, are few and far between in Iowa. This may be the only place you’ll find two right next to each other – making them the perfect place for a larger family or joint trip. And if you’re only staying in one of them, you just might meet your new glamping best friend next door!

Have you stayed at this yurt village in Iowa? Let us know about your experience at this unique glamping destination at Kennedy Memorial Park in the comments section. If you’d like to learn more about the park, you can find all the details on the state website. If you want another unusual glamping destination, consider a stay at this buffalo ranch VRBO.

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