Ledges State Park

Park, Campground, and Other Great Outdoors
  • Del B.
    "still not cleaned up after the 2008 floods."(2 Tips)
    Cosmic Donuts
    "hike in camping spots are the way to go."(3 Tips)
    Danny F.
    "Great picnic areas with grills too!"(2 Tips)
    Healthiest Iowa
    "spectacular views"(3 Tips)
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  • Healthiest Iowa
    Healthiest IowaAugust 16, 2011
    Ten miles of hiking trails lead up & down steep slopes to scenic overlooks, providing spectacular views of Pea's Creek Canyon. Popular overlooks include Inspiration Point, Crow's Nest & Table Rock.
  • Danny F.
    Danny FrepponMarch 30, 2014
    So many fun trails. Great picnic areas with grills too!
  • Joanie J.
    Joanie JordanAugust 16, 2011
    You need to watch the Des Moines River levels because it fills the lower part of Ledges when it floods.
  • Cosmic Donuts
    Cosmic DonutsMay 9, 2011
    hike in camping spots are the way to go.
  • Erik R.
    Erik RowleyOctober 3, 2012
    One of the nicest state parks in the entire Midwest.
  • Ashley E.
    Ashley EAugust 17, 2012
    Favorite Picnic & Camping place!! Looking forward to camping this weekend!
  • Nathan R.
    Nathan RitzNovember 5, 2011
    A different experience each time you visit! Love it!
  • American Heart A.
    This fun hike is rewarding - great views and it's good for your heart!
  • Joanie J.
    Joanie JordanAugust 16, 2011
    State budget cuts have cut the staff and they can't clean up the park grounds like they would like to.
  • Kelly M.
    Kelly McKnightSeptember 4, 2015
    The scenery here is beautiful
  • Del B.
    Del BoogsApril 4, 2011
    the park is a mess. still not cleaned up after the 2008 floods.
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