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The beautiful wooded hillsides, shaded picnic areas and lake provide a quiet elegance which makes Lake Wapello Park one of southern Iowa's best-kept secrets. The park will accommodate 89 camping units, 44 with electrical outlets. The newly remodeled stone and timber 1930's beach building offers many visitor services including a seasonal restaurant serving a variety of foods, a lake observation deck, and restrooms.

Location: 15248 Campground Road, Drakesville Iowa 52552 Telephone 641-722-3371 Fax 641-722-3384

Other Iowa State Parks nearby:
(Allerton) Bobwhite State Park
(Keosauqua) Lacey-Keosauqua State Park
(Brighton) Lake Darling State Park
(Oskaloosa) Lake Keomah State Park
(Drakesville) Lake Wapello Park
(Chariton) Red Haw State Park

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