IA: Maquoketa Caves State Park ready for new season

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ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — After a major make-over, a popular state park in eastern Iowa is ready to open on time in the spring. Last week, staff of the Maquoketa Caves State Park, and a park friends group, held a public meeting to talk about the improvements.

Iowa DNR Natural Resources Technician Ryland Richards says the park was closed for four months last year.

“The reason we shut down and did all the work was just because a lot of the facilities and stuff were getting old and outdated, so we wanted to upgrade stuff.”

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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