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If you like to hike, this is the place. Atypical flora & fauna and NEVER crowded, even on w/e's. Long or short trails and a super 1930's WPA lookout tower! You can also just take a leisurely drive & loop back or use the opposite...More
Great place to get away from the busy life many lead. There is a campground, fishing, horse trails and hiking trails. Standing atop the tower on "Pilot Knob," the second highest point in Iowa, visitors have a spectacular view. From the tower built by the...More
Driving through Pilot Knob is always beautiful, any time of year. This state park has beautiful hiking trails and paths that lead to fascinating destinations like an outdoor amphitheater, Dead Man's Lake, or - the favorite - the Pilot Knob Tower with an incredible 360-degree...More
Pilot Knob is a wonderful place to drive thru, take horses on trails, walk trails or check out the tower that over looks the beautiful area that goes on for miles. Has a lodge for picnics with a fireplace (so relaxing) or an amphitheatre for...More
We arrived just after a near record amount of rainfall in the area. Many waterways were out of their normal banks. However, this park was not seriously affected by anything other than surface muddiness, etc. (No flooding.)
I'd recommend you try to reserve site #25...More