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Viking Lake is one of the most popular state parks in southwest Iowa. A large portion of the 1,000-acre park has been left in its natural state and has an abundance of wild flowers, plants and wildlife.

The spacious, shady campground is located on the lakeshore. There are 125 campsites (88 with electrical hookups), modern rest rooms and showers.

Location: 2780 Viking Lake Road, Stanton Iowa 51573 Telephone 712-829-2235 Fax 712-829-2842

Other Iowa State Parks nearby:
(Creston) Green Valley State Park
(Council Bluffs) Lake Manawa State Park
(Bedford) Lake of Three Fires State Park
(Stanton) Viking Lake State Park
(Hamburg) Waubonsie State Park

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