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Beautiful Park for Fall colors and hiking

1st time visit to Ledges State Park on Friday October 21st. The weather was great, with... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2022
BobKramer27
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Ankeny, Iowa
Great camping and hiking

This park is a true gem. The landscape within the park is gorgeous. The Clear Creek that runs... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2022
Michelle S
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Shawnee, Kansas
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Reviewed 14 August 2020

I have to preface this by saying that this was a very brief visit, during the pandemic. We drove through on a road trip, during July 2020. I had initially reserved a spot for us to camp for two nights, but after seeing how crowded the park was, and how very close together the camp sites are, I canceled and we just ate lunch at a picnic table and drove through the park instead. It is a very lovely park and appears to be well maintained. The common areas, especially where you drive through and splash all the kids, look like they'd be very enjoyable during safer times. I hope to have a chance to visit it once again under better circumstances.

Date of experience: July 2020
Thank Shannon J
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Reviewed 6 July 2020 via mobile

We always have lots of fun when we go there! We enjoy having the cars splash us with the water when they drive by over the low bridges (you can stand in the river and get splashed). But we also love their hiking trails and walking up the river for an adventure. They have camping areas but we usually don't camp, we make a day trip out of it.

Date of experience: June 2020
Thank 591hannaho
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Reviewed 2 July 2020

We had so much fun at Ledges Park. It was a hot day and our dog enjoyed playing in the cool stream. There were a lot of kids standing next to the flooded roadway encouraging the drivers to drive thru the low areas at a fast speed in order to spray them with the water. It looked fun but I think it was a little dangerous as a car may spin out and lose control. While hiking we found it was impossible to keep our shoes dry.. next time we will wear water shoes. I can't wait to come back when it isn't so hot so we can explore more.

Date of experience: May 2020
Thank sassynesswithasmile
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Reviewed 12 February 2020

Despite the flooding, we had a GREAT time. We waded through the flooded area. Great hike. So beautiful !

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Christina D
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Reviewed 11 December 2019

The Ledges is a beautiful state park with waterways that are scenic and pathways that are great to walk on!!! The campground is wonderful!!!! A must when in central Iowa!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lori M
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