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Twin Lakes State Park in Iowa

Trip Overview

With 2 lakes to choose from, Twin Lakes has something for everyone.

South Lake is a 650 acre nature preserve about 6 miles of shore line perfect for the nature lover.

Just across the road to the north is North Twin; it is also about 650 acres. Its shore line is homes and parks there are many coves so you can find calm water anytime.

Could be one of Iowa's best kept secrets.


There is a restaurant and convenience store on the lake and camping on the North Lake. Hotel rooms in Rockwell and Fort Dodge; some vacation rentals.



  • Duration: Day Trip
  • Sport/Activity: Kayaking, Canoeing
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Water Type: Flat/Sheltered Water
  • Group Rates: No

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