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Backbone Centennial, save the dates May 28, 29, and 30

Backbone Centennial - Postponed

Iowa is postponing the celebration at Backbone State Park, originally scheduled for May 28 - 30, 2020, due to the COVID-19 health emergency. Please check back to this page for rescheduled dates. 

Thank you for your patience and interest in Iowa state parks.

backbone state park, tower in 1938 and present day

Backbone State Park | Google Map