Backbone State Park – Strawberry Point, Iowa

blackbone.jpg    Backbone State Park – Strawberry Point, Iowa

This park near Strawberry Point, Iowa, encompasses 1,750 acres and derives its name from the high ridge of rock in its center. It contains natural springs, caverns, and a man-made lake. Limestone bluffs rise 80 to 90 feet above the Maquoketa River. Camping, picnicking, hiking, boating, fishing, and swimming are permitted. Some winter sports can take place there.

Lodging and food service is available in season.

Admission – None

Directions – 1347 129th Street, Dundee, IA 52038

Hours – 4:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m., daily

Phone – ph. 563/924-2527
fax: 563/924-2827

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