Lake Keomah State Park

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Lake Keomah State Park
Iowa State Park
Lake Keomah sign.jpg
Lake Keomah State Park entrance sign
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Mahaska
Location Oskaloosa
 - elevation 791 ft (241 m) [1]
 - coordinates 41°17′23″N 92°32′27″W / 41.28972°N 92.54083°W / 41.28972; -92.54083Coordinates: 41°17′23″N 92°32′27″W / 41.28972°N 92.54083°W / 41.28972; -92.54083
Area 366 acres (148 ha)
Founded 1934
Management Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Location of Lake Keomah State Park in Iowa
Website: Lake Keomah State Park

Lake Keomah State Park is a state park of Iowa, USA. It is in Mahaska County. To the park's immediate east is Keomah Village and the park is approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Oskaloosa.

Lake Keomah State Park is a 366-acre (148 ha) state park that surrounds and includes Lake Keomah. Lake Keomah is an 83-acre (34 ha) reservoir.

History and etymology[edit]

The park was dedicated in 1934 and was financed by Keokuk and Mahaska counties. This was how the name "Keomah" was derived: a portmanteau of "Keokuk" and "Mahaska".

Land usage[edit]

Lake Keomah State Park has several facilities open for public usage. Picnic shelters and a lodge may be reserved for use. There are also two boat ramps, numerous campsites, trails, modern showers, restrooms, and an unsupervised beach.


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See also[edit]

List of border towns in the United States with portmanteau names