Green Valley State Park

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Green Valley State Park
Green Valley Lake - Green Valley State Park - UGS Creston West Quad 1981.jpg
1981 USGS map showing the park.
Map showing the location of Green Valley State Park
Map showing the location of Green Valley State Park
Location of Green Valley State Park in Iowa
LocationUnion, Iowa, United States
Coordinates41°6′9″N 94°23′11″W / 41.10250°N 94.38639°W / 41.10250; -94.38639Coordinates: 41°6′9″N 94°23′11″W / 41.10250°N 94.38639°W / 41.10250; -94.38639
Area990 acres (4.0 km2)
Elevation1,302 ft (397 m)[1]
Governing bodyIowa Department of Natural Resources
WebsiteGreen Valley State Park

Green Valley State Park is a state park in Iowa in the United States. The park is composed of Green Valley Lake and land around it, approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) north of the town of Creston.

Green Valley Lake is an artificial lake, one of a number of such lakes in southwest Iowa created after a special legislation appropriation in 1947.[2] The park opened in 1952.[3]


  1. ^ "Green Valley State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 1979-04-30. Retrieved 2011-02-27.
  2. ^ Caskey, Denise (7 December 2018). Green Valley State Park: a year in review, Creston News Advertiser
  3. ^ Peterson, Larry (17 April 2013). Renovated local lakes slow to fill, Creston News Advertiser

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