2020 marks the centennial of Iowa state parks. Visiting parks is a little different right now, so here’s some suggestions for enjoying your favorite state park — and maybe discover a new one — from your own home.
100th Anniversary on Iowa PBS
Looking for your next TV show? Watch special editions of Iowa Outdoors featuring state parks. Also enjoy “Iowa by Air” and “Trail in a Minute” videos with one-of-a-kind views of state parks on Iowa PBS.
Vintage prints from Iowa Artist
Check out these beautiful prints from Iowa artist John Bosley. Bozz Prints has created vintage-style state park artwork to celebrate the centennial. Visit the Bozz Prints website to see prints, postcards and stickers featuring 10 of Iowa’s iconic state parks.
Iowa State Parks Book
Searching for a new book? Get a copy of Iowa State Parks produced by the Iowa Parks Foundation and published by the University of Iowa Press.
This book provides an encyclopedia-like overview of parks in Iowa, including ecological resources and history. Get your copy.