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Iowa State Parks Featured in America's Top Family Fishing and Boating Spots

  • 2/23/2016 6:33:00 AM
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The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) is searching for the top 100 family fishing and boating spots across the nation, and four Iowa state parks are among those being considered. Iowans participating in the vote can ensure their favorite places to boat and fish are recognized nationally.

Iowa locations include Lake Macbride (Solon), Lake Pahoja (west of Larchwood), Little River Watershed Lake (west of Leon) and Green Valley Lake (northwest of Creston).  Entrants can vote daily until March 27 for the three parks they feel offer the best experience based on family amenities, location and the likeliness to catch a fish or enjoy a day on the water. The parks with the most votes will be placed on the 2016 America’s Top 100 Family Fishing and Boating Spots list.

To learn more about the sweepstakes and to vote for your favorite parks, go to and click on the link to America’s Top Family Fishing and Boating Spots.

Visit the Iowa DNR website at for more information about each Iowa location including amenities, popular fish species and fish stocking information.