Desoto National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri Valley

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#3 of 8 in Wildlife in Iowa
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  • My friends and all of us rented a cabin on the West Shore of the lake was not a bad price per night sleeps a lot of people basically like staining your house really nice had a great time it's called K...  more »
  • The Bertrand exhibit is truly something to visit. Truly remarkable the items that were headed to the mining firlds in Montana! a Great day trip destination.  more »
  • My wife and I traveled here this past May and were delighted by what we found. This NWR is located in western Iowa near the town of Missouri Valley, IA. It was established to provide essential habitat...  more »
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  • DeSoto is a federal park just outside of town that borders the Missouri river. The park personnel keep the grounds very well maintained and the folks in the office are always helpful. I haven't fished there in several years, but I had pretty good luck last time. There is a daily fee of or you can get an annual pass that is good for all federal parks. I believe there is also a discount for military/retired military for the annual pass.
  • Incredible museum my kids 8, we're interested the whole time. We camped nearby at Wilson Recreation area, nice campground too.
  • Peaceful place to go paddle boarding or just walk your dog around the forest.
  • Awesome place to take the family and enjoy some outdoor time
  • Inexpensive place to take the family for a day of learning and fun.

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