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Anticipation is high for Iowa’s 2023 pheasant season

Anticipation is high for Iowa’s 2023 pheasant season

  • 10/24/2023 1:24:00 PM
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Iowa’s pheasant population is up, the crop harvest is advancing quickly and the weekend weather forecast is setting up for an excellent opening weekend for Iowa’s pheasant season.
Get hooked on fishing during free fishing weekend June 3-5

Get hooked on fishing during free fishing weekend June 3-5

  • 5/24/2022 3:31:00 PM
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Iowa residents can try fishing without buying a license on June 3, 4 and 5 as part of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) free fishing weekend. All other regulations remain in place.
Get Ready for Camping Kick-Off Weekend, May 4-6

Get Ready for Camping Kick-Off Weekend, May 4-6

  • 4/24/2018 12:23:00 PM
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As Iowans excitedly anticipate warmer temperatures, state park staff are getting ready for the start of the 2018 camping season. Iowa State Parks will officially launch the camping season during the first weekend in May with its annual Camping Kick-Off Celebration.
Memorial Weekend Campsites Soon Available for Reservations

Memorial Weekend Campsites Soon Available for Reservations

  • 2/16/2016 8:10:00 AM
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The three month window to reserve a state park campsite for a Friday arrival on Memorial Day weekend opens Saturday, Feb. 27. More than a few campers will plan their arrival for the weekend before Memorial Day and stay through the holiday, which means their window will open Saturday, Feb. 20.