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Pilot Knob State Park, Forest City

#17 of 24 in Nature in Iowa
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  • This is a beautiful state park with a paved road running it's entire length. Many pedestrian and horse trails. Historic structures from the CCC era, a nice campground and small fishing lake.  more »
  • We will have to look out Tower built by the CCC in the early 1930s it was a good view of the area we then went down by the lake and walk around down there it's a pleasant place to visit  more »
  • Pilot Knob is a wonderful place to drive thru, take horses on trails, walk trails or check out the tower that over looks the beautiful area that goes on for miles. Has a lodge for picnics with a firep...  more »
  • Nice campground. Very noisy neighbors across from us. Rarely saw host. Not sure if we'll be back,campers across from us ruined it. Kids running through our site. No parental control.
  • Paths are washed away lots of weeds need to be cut down. Definitely has changed in four years. Would like to see an improvement.
  • Beautiful state park with trails for hiking, biking, and riding horses, topped by the magnificent old stone tower on the "knob" that overlooks the serene countryside. I'd love to play my bagpipes there some day!
  • Had a good day at the park
  • Nice little State Park in the middle of nowhere Iowa good for day trips, Sledding, snowshoeing, hiking, and picnics