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Lake Manawa State Park

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1100 S Shore Dr, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-7354
+1 712-366-0220
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Took a drive through park.

Was visiting Harrahs in Omaha , decided to take drive , 3 mile loop around lake , very nice homes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
236kevina
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Milwaukee
Beautiful Lake but disappointed

Brought some of the boys out to this beautiful lake in hopes to rent something to get out on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kevindkeene
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Island Lake, Illinois
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2 weeks ago
“Took a drive through park.”
Feb 19, 2018
“Photo ops!”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1100 S Shore Dr, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-7354
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+1 712-366-0220
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was visiting Harrahs in Omaha , decided to take drive , 3 mile loop around lake , very nice homes on west side of lake, Saw deer ,turkeys.

Thank 236kevina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brought some of the boys out to this beautiful lake in hopes to rent something to get out on the water. Unfortunately the park office appeared to be permanently closed. Rentals were out of the question and I couldn’t even get bait or tackle which...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Want a great year round photo ops.? No matter the season..spring you will find eagles nesting, summer flowers & boaters. Winter enjoy ice and water fowl. 1 of our favorites. Always BEAUTIFUL.

Thank Louetta S
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Reviewed June 15, 2017

I saw at least 10-15 eagles in the trees and was able to take some excellent pictures of them. Can't wait to get a boat and camper co I can camp there in the summer!

1  Thank Amy S
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

I've been here countless times over the last 15 years. It is fantastic for dusk drives and rides with the wife, and you usually catch some wildlife. Lot's of deer, raccoons, squirrels, and fox. The kids love getting the boat out on the lake here,...More

Thank Andrew G
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Reviewed March 29, 2017

Ok, to be honest, I have never even dipped a toe into Lake Manawa. I have taken a few drives around and stopped at various locations within. There is a playground next to a pay beach. The sad thing about the playground is how dirty...More

Thank iowamel
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Reviewed December 23, 2015

It is free to go to this park. It goes all the way around in a loop. Lots of different areas to turn off on. ex. park, beach, one way even goes off to the Missouri River. There is a bike/walking trail that is used...More

1  Thank Linda B
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Reviewed November 14, 2015

This is quite a large area that offers lakeside play, hiking, biking and camping. It is worth a visit when in the Council Bluffs area. We will return another day to spend some time at this park.

Thank OutdoorKidz
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Reviewed October 4, 2015

Nice Iowa State Park where you can tent camp lakeside for $6 and have hot showers, flush toilets and a campfire.

Thank mark m
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Reviewed August 28, 2015

I say this in my title b/c all the main roads leading into this area are being closed or temporarily detoured b/c of all the road work being performed on at this time of year! Once you get here its okay. It offers over 1500...More

1  Thank Daniel B
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Response from Louetta S | Reviewed this property |
I have no clue. We go their for photo ops., bird watching & relaxing. We are close & do not spend the night. Though Council Bluffs, ia. Has several nice hotels with in driving distance. Good luck.
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