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Palisades Kepler State Park

8 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

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


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
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly


8 Reviews of Palisades Kepler State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Khenia F.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2022

First time, one night

Super chill and plenty of space, especially for tents on site 39. Bathrooms are very nice and modern and clean, maintenance was very nice to let me shower before he could clean it. It was our only night there and we heard a lot of movements by the woods that it creeped us out but we were hearing…

Month of VisitOctober
Danni J.
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2021

Good hiking & fishing!

Lots of intense trails to explore but some tree were in the way due to a past storm. Close to cedar river for awesome fishing!

Month of VisitJune
Carrie V.
Reviewed May. 15, 2021

Will stay again!

The park is reopened! We have stayed here and will stay again. One of our favorite places to camp.

Month of VisitJune


Palisades Kepler State Park is located in Iowa


From Cedar Rapids, travel east 10 miles. The Palisades entrance is well marked and is directly off of Highway 30. From Mount Vernon, travel west 4 miles on Highway 30 to the park entrance.


700 Kepler Drive
Mount Vernon, IA 52314


41.90900048 N
91.508 W

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