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Lake Darling State Park, Brighton

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Lake Darling State Park is a state park of Iowa, US. It is in Washington County and the park is approximately 3mi west of Brighton; 6mi east of Richland; and 3mi north-west of Pleasant Plain.
Lake Darling is 302acre and has approximately 18mi of shoreline. It is located on Honey Creek, a minor tributary of the Skunk River. The park as a whole is 1417acre in size.
Lake Darling State Park was dedicated on September 17, 1950. The park is named after Jay Norwood "Ding" Darling.
Lake Darling State Park has a picnic shelter, camping cabins, campsites, modern restrooms, playground equipment, several trails, and a beach with a concession stand. Lake Darling is also home to a variety of fish. PutLake Darling State Park into our Brighton driving holiday planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Wonderful state park. Extremely well kept. Camped with travel trailer on lake side site. All sites are large and level. Facilities well kept. Paved trail great for biking. Hiking trails very... 
    Wonderful state park. Extremely well kept. Camped with travel trailer on lake side site. All sites are large and level. Facilities well kept. Paved trail great for biking. Hiking trails very...  more »
  • Lake Darling is a beautiful park to walk on a paved path. It’s great if one uses a wheelchair. We love to go and sit near the water and watch the sunsets and the geese fly in. There are quite a few....  more
    Lake Darling is a beautiful park to walk on a paved path. It’s great if one uses a wheelchair. We love to go and sit near the water and watch the sunsets and the geese fly in. There are quite a few....  more »

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