Backbone State Park

Backbone is a state park near Strawberry Pt. in Delaware County. Featuring the rugged "Backbone Trail," this park is a highlight of Iowa's state parks. The topography is rugged and interesting, especially coming from other, flatter parts of the state!

Activities available at Backbone State Park include camping, hiking, bird watching, wildlife viewing, wildflower viewing, fishing, hunting, cross country skiing, playground, cabins, and boating.

Nearby: Joy Springs County Park, Maquoketa River Wildlife Area, Coffins Grove County Park, Bixby State Park

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Apr 1, 2015
From Ben

Backbone has some of the most interesting terrain in Iowa! Make sure to check out the backbone trail and the cave!

The modern cabins here are very nice.