Black Hawk State Park

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Black Hawk State Park
Iowa State Park
Named for: Chief Black Hawk
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Sac
Location Lake View
 - elevation 1,227 ft (374 m) [1]
 - coordinates 42°17′36″N 95°1′24″W / 42.29333°N 95.02333°W / 42.29333; -95.02333Coordinates: 42°17′36″N 95°1′24″W / 42.29333°N 95.02333°W / 42.29333; -95.02333
Area 86 acres (34.8 ha)
Founded 1935
Management Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Location of Black Hawk State Park in Iowa
Website: Black Hawk State Park

Black Hawk State Park is a state park of Iowa, USA, in the town of Lake View. The park includes land, campgrounds, trails, game preserves, historic structures, and the waters of Black Hawk Lake. Also it is home to the Lake View Water Carnival. This event is held the third full weekend in July every year, and includes many family-friendly activities including a Water Parade.[2]


  1. ^ "Black Hawk State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 2000-01-01. Retrieved 2011-02-25. 
  2. ^ "Black Hawk Lake Summer Water Carnival". City of Lake View. Retrieved 2008-03-07. 

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