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Pikes Peak State Park

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Address: 32264 Pikes Peak Rd, McGregor, IA 52157-8752
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Great camping

Gem of a place. Great campground and great hikes. Very scenic overlooking Mississippi and Wisconsin Rivers.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
John L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Gem of a place. Great campground and great hikes. Very scenic overlooking Mississippi and Wisconsin Rivers.

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Thank John L
Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well worth the drive to view the Mississippi River and the Wisconsin River...campground and the park looked clean and peaceful. Absolutely stunning view!

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Thank Martinelli904
Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pikes Peak State Park is an outstanding destination for all. Bikers stop on their travels of the Great River Byway. The spectacular overlooks of the Mississippi are handicap accessible. Clean restrooms, vending area. Bring a picnic and spend the day.

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Thank Joan B
Andover, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped two nights in our truck camper and really enjoyed this campground and surrounding area. The campsite was clean and level with a picnic table and electric hook up. The restrooms were clean and bright with private showers. It was an easy stroll to the look out over the Mississippi river, a beautiful view! We did some hiking on... More 

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Thank Gwen H
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this park. So often now camping can out price the average person. Here during peak season electric sites are only $16/night; off season only $11. I was able to get a spot over night on my way south a few days before the start of Labor day weekend. The park is well marked and easy to find, the... More 

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Medford, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing view of the Mississippi river and suroundings. Would recommend this to anyone. Easy to find and very accessible.

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1 Thank tammy r
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

my family and I love stopping here. we love the view and love to hike the trials there is a small waterfall my kids like to see

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1 Thank dirtymax87
Monroe, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Most people do not realize Zebulan Pike discovered Pikes Peak in McGregor Iowa There is a concession store to buy snack food and drinks! Trails to walk even a handicap trail with overlook of the Mississippi River. Bring a camera because the scenery is awe beautiful! There is camping next to it. Come for the day or camp for a... More 

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Thank Eugene M
Janesville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Hoping for a beautiful sunset and a respite from the day's heat we drove up to this state park. Clouds spoiled any sunset and the peak itself would have blocked any sun setting on the Mississippi valley floor. However, the view was great, the heat was subdued by the time we got there and there was enough breeze too to... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Went out for a drive with my family one weekend and wound up here. The view is beautiful. I could have hung out here for hours; it was so peaceful.

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