Although the weather outside is frightfully cold, the cabins at some year-round cabins at State Parks in Iowa are quite delightful!

The Iowa DNR and eight state parks in Iowa are offering a 20% discount if you rent one of their year-round cabins in January or February.

This promotional discount applies to the year-round cabins located at:

*Backbone State Park (located near Dundee) has 16 cabins that sleep four to nine people.
*Black Hawk State Park (located in Cedar Falls) has one cabin that sleeps up to 10 people.
*Lake Darling State Park (located near Brighton) has six cabins sleeping up to six.
*Lake Wapello State Park (located near Drakesville) has two cabins sleeping up six to 10.
*Pine Lake State Park (located near Eldora) has four cabins sleeping four to six.
*Springbrook State Park (located Northwest of Panora) has one cabin sleeping up to 14.
*Union Grove State Park (located south of Gladbrook) has two cabins sleeping up to four.
*Waubonsie State Park (located north of Hamburg) has two cabins sleeping eight to 12.

From the Iowa Department of Natural Resources:

Apply promo code at checkout for online reservations for January 1 through February 28, 2022. The Promo code is good only for the state parks listed. Two-night minimum. Reservations must be made by February 21, 2022. Rules and fees apply. Reservations with the arrival date of January 1, 2022, are not allowed; guests may arrive before or after that day.

BONUS: Track your visits to Iowa's state parks and you can enter drawings for exclusive prizes and find discounts at nearby restaurants and attractions. Get details HERE.

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