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Address: 5001 Talbot Road, Sioux City, IA 51103
Phone Number: 712-255-4698
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Such a nice place for a walk

It's a great place to go for a walk with your loved one. Just get out of the house. The full circle is not super far to walk. Nice lake. Great views. Some people talked about it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jana D
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a great place to go for a walk with your loved one. Just get out of the house. The full circle is not super far to walk. Nice lake. Great views. Some people talked about it used to be a Zoo and some lost bears....

Thank Jana D
Sioux City, Iowa
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97 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Stone State Park on the northern border of Sioux City is a gem. The park is on very hilly terrain. It is a great place for a picnic or hike. There are several off road trails for horses and mountain bikers. There are some shelters but they are limited so reserve early.

Thank BikeHawk
Northfield, Minnesota
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45 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The camping isn't the greatest. But, you do get what you pay for! Even though posted that there was no smoking in the bathrooms, people kept smoking in them the whole time were there and blasted there music. We were there for a family reunion so luckily we didn't have to spend much time at our sight. The sites are... More 

Thank kakes005
Cedar Rapids
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135 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Having never before been here I was hoping for a great time. Needlesstosay, on my way to the park, I encountered road construction. The only entrance to the park was blocked off so I had to cut through neighborhoods just to get there. Once I arrived though, it was well worth the effort. The scenery was awesome. The overlooks are... More 

Thank Daniel B
Central Florida, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The sites are small and very uneven. There were only 4 sites taken when we were there so we put our 32-ft RV across 2 sites because we did not have enough blocks to raise up the front of the RV to make it level. This park is for tents and small RVs. Out of the 4 sites one was... More 

Thank Al-Gini
Omaha, Nebraska
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I wanted to take my two sons on a weekend camping trip somewhere in the area and found Stone State Park on the map. The location was perfect for things we were doing in the Sioux City area. I made reservations over the phone through the service provided by Iowa State Parks (the phone gal was a little on the... More 

4 Thank TheKraken71
Sioux City, Iowa
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It's a little out of town, but worth the 25 minute drive. the wildlife is abundant and the views from the high road are like none other. The playground area and campsite never seem to be crowded but always well groomed and scenic. Not far from Dorthy Peacut nature center - be sure to do both !!!!!!!!!

Thank rickie210
Sioux City, Iowa
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Very nice views and an amazing way to get some exercise very quiet and surrounded by nature it a picnic area, a lake, and lots of hiking trails. If you really want to disconnect from the regular day thinks this is the perfect place to escape .

1 Thank Yoe S
Bismarck, North Dakota
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159 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

It's a nice half-day or full-day outing near Sioux City. There are lookout and picnic facilities dotted throughout the park with incredible scenery. Everything is very tranquil. There are hills, trees, and an abundance of plants and wildlife. It wasn't crowded at all when I was there; I guess it may be considered a hidden gem. It's a nice place... More 

1 Thank musicperson1
Sioux City, Iowa
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

A large park. Good for a hike or a casual drive. Shelters for picnicking and places to camp. Add the fabulous view from the Loess Hills and WOW you've had a great day in nature for the cost of your fuel to get there.

Thank Sandra D

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