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Lake Ahquabi State Park, camping
Things to know before you go:
+ Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities
+ Accessible Camping and Picnic Facilities
+ Alcohol Consumption
+ Animals or Pets
+ Disposal of Trash and Garbage
+ Firearms, Fireworks, and Hunting
+ Fires
+ Geocaching
+ Noise
+ Metal Detectors
+ Recreation Areas
+ Removals or Defacements
+ Roads and Parking Areas
+ Rock Climbing or Rappelling
+ Smoking
+ Swimming and Beach Use
+ Trails
+ Paintball Guns

Make your online reservation for state park cabins, campsites, shelters and lodges:

Make a Reservation

Reservation Policies

For information regarding reservations please see our Make a Reservation page.

State Park Hours

Parks open at 4 a.m. each day and close at 10:30 p.m. 

Lodge and open shelter users must vacate the area prior to 10:30 p.m.

All persons except registered campers, group campers, cabin renters, or yurt renters must leave the park by 10:30 p.m. 

Visitors in campgrounds, group camps or cabin, yurt and beach areas of parks, forests and recreation areas must also leave by 10:30 p.m.

Park Entrance Fees?
Iowa State Parks do not charge entrance fees.