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Pikes Peak State Park

32264 Pikes Peak Rd, McGregor, Iowa USA

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Pikes Peak State Park is a state park of Iowa, US, featuring a bluff overlooking the Upper Mississippi River opposite the confluence of the Wisconsin River. The park is operated by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. It is nearly a thousand acres (4 km²) in extent. The nearest city is McGregor, Iowa. Iowa Highway 76 approximately defines its northern boundary. It gets its name from the Iowa incarnation of Pikes Peak, a particularly high point overlooking the gorge of the Upper Mississippi, and like Pikes Peak in Colorado, is named for Zebulon Pike. There are hiking trails, campgrounds and RV facilities. Mountain bikes are permitted in certain portions of the park. Aside from recreational development, the land in the park was never cleared and to a large extent remains as it was before the advent of white settlement. It is part of a larger complex of parks, reserves and refuges which include Effigy Mounds National Monument, the various components of the Yellow River State Forest, the enormous Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge and much smaller, much less well known Driftless Area National Wildlife Refuge. The Northeast Iowa Legacy Trail System is undergoing development, and will connect elements of these sites.

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May 25, 2018
Rated 4.0

This campground was surrounded by greenery, with a short trail to a lookout for views of the Mississippi. Trails leaving right from the campground were great. Very cheap campsite, and facilties were great. Quiet, with sites nicely spread out.

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Pikes Peak State Park

32264 Pikes Peak Rd
McGregor, Iowa


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  • Sun - Sat: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

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  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
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  • Paved Sites
  • Fifty Amp
  • Full Hookup
  • Rec Facilities
  • Pull Through
  • Tent Sites
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood
  • Potable Water
  • Pull Through RV Sites
  • Reservations
  • Sewer Hookup
  • Showers
  • Standard Tent Sites
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