Ledges State Park

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255th Street Madrid, IA 50156 515-432-1852

GPS: 41.983, -93.887

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Overview of Ledges State Park

Number of Sites 95

Reservations yes

Elevation 1,049 ft / 319 m

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Maple Plain, MN 28' Airstream CCD International Chevrolet 2500 HD Silverado Duramax 4WD
236 reviews
“Open all year, water after April 1, ”

Reviewed 3/23/2017

Nightly rate: $11
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

Great spot when traveling during the cold months heading for sun and sand. Ledges SP operated by DNR, shorter gravel sites generally level w/30 amp electric. water nearby when seasonal. Trees, grass, some walking trails.

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Tomp would stay here again

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Boone, IA 35' Keystone Montana 1974 Airstream Tradewind
21 reviews
“Good, bad, ugly”

Reviewed 2/16/2017

Nightly rate: $16
Days stayed: 60
Site Number: 14
Overall Rating

We have stayed for multiple visits at this park while visiting our children in college in Ames. Recently during the course of building a new house we stayed for 14 days at a time from April through August. You can only stay for a max of 14 days then you have to relocate. We switched between Ledges and COE Prairie Flower at Saylorville Lake.

The good:
Numerous reservable sites, numerous first come first served sites, some of the nicest are non-reservable
Mostly level, but some require leveling blocks
Fairly spacious sites
Nice areas for walking and hiking
Rangers are friendly
Camp host is friendly
Dump is easy in and out
Water at entrance
Because it's pretty, there are cars just driving through quite frequently
Some sites flood if it rains much
Bathrooms are horrible, desperately need updating
Bugs can be bad, particularly little biting gnats and mosquitoes
Watch out for poison ivy or poison oak
Rules are not enforced, regarding dogs
This is a popular campground and as usual when some place is popular, you run into people
that visit frequently and are rude in their behavior towards other campers.
Bathrooms need updating but that isn't the worse, the cleaning is irregular, not done well and even a thorough cleaning doesn't help that there are bad shower heads and water runs for seconds only. If you use your own bathrooms it makes the stay easier here. Many times there was no toilet paper or toilets plugged up and stayed this way for days. So if you have to use the facilities here, it may not be pleasant.

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dcjones1068 would stay here again

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  • 20 Amp
  • Partial Hookups
  • dump station
  • showers
  • water available


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