Active Endeavors encourages you to get outside and enjoy two of our favorite local spots where you can unwind with nature. Consider making one (or both) of these State parks a part of your weekend plans.

Backbone State Park, Dundee, IA.

Distance: 1h 30min driving from Iowa City

Amenities: Cabins* and camp sites*, lake, beach area, picnic shelters, multi-purpose trails, caves, biking, swimming, boating*, canoeing*, fishing, kayaking*, climbing and repelling

More information here: http://www.iowadnr.gove/places-to-go/State-Parks-Rec-Areas/Iowas-State-Park/ParkDetails/ParkID/610105


Lake Macbride State Park, Solon, IA

Distance: 30min driving from Downtown, Iowa City

Available: Camping sites, multi-purpose trails, lake MacBride and picnic areas

Amenities:Picnic shelters, camp sites*, lake, beach area, multi-use trails, bird watching, biking, fishing, swimming, boating*, kayaking*, paddle boats*, and canoeing*

 More information and full details here: http://www.iowadnr.gove/places-to-go/State-Parks-Rec-Areas/Iowas-State-Park/ParkDetails/ParkID/610119

 * Rentals available on site