Standard (tent/RV)
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Tent Sites
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Drinking Water
About Pikes Peak State Park
$12.00 - $16.00
Drive In
Walk In
ADA Accessible
Alcohol Allowed
Drinking Water
Electric Hookups
Fires Allowed
Firewood Available
Pets Allowed
Phone Service
Picnic Table
Sanitary Dump
Sewer Hookups
Trash Available
Water Hookups
Pikes Peak State Park is located in Iowa
42.9941 N
-91.1636 W
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13 Reviews of Pikes Peak State Park
Best view in the driftless region

Campgrounds are clean and easy to navigate with our 31’ TT. Camp host was very helpful. Shower/bathroom was super clean and smelled clean. Firewood available in 5 gallon buckets. Hiking trails and lookout points are beautiful. Cross the Mississippi to Wisconsin and there is just as much over there to discover. Very affordable and totally worth it!!

Nice views

Great place. Not as secluded as I would like from a state campground. Can't complain about the price.

Great park. Friendly people

Great park wish we had more time to hike the trails. We could see what bridal veil falls could look like but it was pretty dry. Great views of the mighty Mississippi. Bathroom was clean hosts were friendly and able to answer my questions. Dropping it to 4 stars as we were on site 52 and there is a driveway right behind those sights and it was getting lots of use.

Great place

This is a very clean and quiet campground with excellent trails and very clean bathrooms

Excellent place to camp

Very nice park. Quiet and clean.

Beautiful Views

Some of the spots are a little uneven. Bring some leveling devices. This a very peaceful campground. Fire rings are on cement. Can find fire starters everywhere. No bugs in the 1st of June when we were there. Will plan on going back for sure. Reserve your spots cuz they go fast. If you love a great view and the smell of the outdoors this is your place!


This campground is beautiful with towering pine trees. The scent is wonderful! It is within walking distance of the overlook of the magnificent Upper Mississippi River at the confluence of the Wisconsin River. There are other walking/hiking opportunities. McGregor is nearby and fun to check out. A drive along the Mississippi is beautiful going north or south of McGregor. Spook Cave is interesting and Effigy Mounds National Monument is outstanding. There are a lot of things to do in this area. Pikes Peak State Park is a gem!

Uneven and Open Camping

This campground had 60+ campsites. The sites were very open and did not appear to be planned very well for camping functionality. The tent sites appeared to be very flat. Many other sites were very uneven and were challenging to get a camper into. The electric boxes in sites were also placed in strange areas (middle of campsite, 10+feet from camper parking pad, etc). The campground was also very open.

We did enjoy the peacefulness of this campground though. Lots of star viewing opportunities. Very limited road noise. Nice hiking trails. The overlook was also a great place to relax.

We definitely would return to this campground for the hiking opportunities; but we would chose to bring our tent instead of our camping trailer.

nice wood

there is a very nice smooth wood walk way for one of the trails making it easy for all ages. also amazing over looks of the river


Majestic views and excellent trails. Wish we would have had more time to explore the park.