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Twin Lakes State Park

Physical address:
Twin Lakes State Park (main area)
6685 Twin Lakes Road
Rockwell City, IA 50579

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Black Hawk State Park
228 East Blossom
Lake View, IA 51450

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Facilities and Activities

Two open shelters, one a large stone CCC shelter and the other a smaller shelter, are available on a first come/first serve basis at no fee in the main area on the east side of Twin Lakes. On the west side of Twin Lakes in the park's smaller area, there is a small open shelter available on a first come/first serve basis at no fee.

Lake Activities
North Twin Lakes is a 453 acre natural lake. There is no restriction on boat motor size and there are two state boat ramps on the south shore of the lake. Major fish species include bluegill, channel catfish, crappie, and walleye.

All areas of Twin Lakes State Park are day use only, no camping is available. The main area on the east side of North Twin Lake is open to fishing only, 24 hours a day and has a modern restroom. Both the east and west areas offer a sandy beach swimming area and modern playground.

There is a new multi-purpose paved trail which encircles North Twin Lakes with an access point on the main east area of Twin Lakes State Park.

Nearby Towns
Twin Lakes State Park is approximately 5 miles north of Rockwell City.

Nearby Lakes

North Twin Lake
South Twin Lake
Rockwell City City Pond
Highway 4 R.A. Pond
Calhoun W.A. Pond


Within park
Less than a mile
More than a mile