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2012 State Parks... By The Numbers
Posted: 01/15/2013

Total Camping Guest Days in Iowa State Parks

2012: 709,595
2011: 684,417

Top 10 State Parks for Camping Nights in 2012

1.      Lewis and Clark State Park

2.      Rock Creek State Park

3.      Viking Lake State Park

4.      Lake Ahquabi State Park

5.      Clear Lake State Park

6.      Lake Anita State Park

7.      Ledges State Park

8.      Brushy Creek State Recreation Area

9.      Marble Beach State Recreation Area

10.  Backbone State Park