Lewis and Clark State Park (Iowa) Article

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Lewis and Clark State Park
Keelboat at Lewis & Clark State Park.JPG
Map showing the location of Lewis and Clark State Park
Map showing the location of Lewis and Clark State Park
Location of Lewis & Clark State Park in Iowa
Location Monona, Iowa, United States
Coordinates 42°2′44.71″N 96°10′10.504″W / 42.0457528°N 96.16958444°W / 42.0457528; -96.16958444
LEWIS AND CLARK STATE PARK (IOWA) Latitude and Longitude:

42°2′44.71″N 96°10′10.504″W / 42.0457528°N 96.16958444°W / 42.0457528; -96.16958444
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Area176 acres (71 ha)
Elevation1,047 ft (319 m) [1]
Named for Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
Governing bodyIowa Department of Natural Resources
Website Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources webpage on the park

Lewis and Clark State Park is a state park in the US state of Iowa consisting of 176 acres (71 ha) located in Monona County. The park features camping, picnicking, boating, swimming, and fishing on 250-acre (100 ha) Blue Lake. It has 95 electric camp sites and has a full size replica of a keelboat of the type used by the Lewis and Clark Expedition when they stopped in this area in 1804 on their way up the Missouri River. [2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Lewis and Clark State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Lewis and Clark State Park". Iowa State Parks. Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved November 24, 2015.

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