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Maquoketa Caves State Park

28 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

This campground offers both electric and non-electric sites as well as modern restroom and shower facility. All campsites are available by reservation only.

Maquoketa Caves State Park is one of the biggest attractions in Jackson County and is a great place for spelunkers and hiking enthusiasts.…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups
  • Big Rig Friendly


28 Reviews of Maquoketa Caves State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Lee D.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2022

Great place to see caves!

General: Very popular state park with a small, 30-site campground (five walk-in tent sites and the rest electric). I read somewhere that the campground was recently upgraded, and I did see some evidence of upgrades. We were dismayed when we arrived at 3 pm on a Sunday to find the place packed…

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  • Caves!
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Month of VisitJuly
Angie S.
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2022

Nice Campground Awesome Caves

Nice Campground. Quiet, with level sites spaced decently with nice shade. Bathrooms were OK and showers not great. From the Campground you can walk to all the hiking trails and explore the caves. The park and caves are so fun!

Month of VisitJuly
Sarah B.
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2022

Tent in an RV site

Well, we were definitely the only tent in an otherwise completely rv/camp trailer section of the park. Sites are level and small, but completely sand and gravel -- so was a bit tricky getting our pegs in. There is really no privacy here and you can see all your neighbors, and be seen by them. That…

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Month of VisitJuly


Maquoketa Caves State Park is located in Iowa

Detail location of campground


Maquoketa Caves is located seven miles northwest of Maquoketa on County Road Y-31.Coming from Maquoketa, go north about one mile on Highway 61 and turn west onto County Road Y-31. Go six miles and turn west onto 98th Street. This will lead you directly into the park.


10970 98th St
Maquoketa, IA 52060


42.11900089 N
90.77500055 W

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