111 Lake Darling Road, Brighton Iowa 52540
Lake Darling State Park is 1417 acres in size, including a beautiful 302-acre lake with almost 18 miles of shoreline. The park is a great place for a family cookout. An open picnic shelter is available for use. It offers a well-equipped campground with 118 campsites, 81 with electrical hookups, as well as camping cabins, two modern restroom buildings, and a dumping station. Lake activities include swimming, boating, and fishing.
Lake Darling is a popular boating lake for both power and non-power boats. The concessionaire offers boat rental opportunities. The lake is an angler's delight and hikers will find plenty of opportunity for a stroll.
Other Iowa State Parks nearby:
(Danville) Geode State Park
(Keosauqua) Lacey-Keosauqua State Park
(Brighton) Lake Darling State Park
(Oskaloosa) Lake Keomah State Park
(Drakesville) Lake Wapello Park
05/15 Coming to The Brighton area
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