Canyon Drive in Ledges State Park Closed to Vehicles

Posted on 11 April 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—The spring opening of Canyon Drive at the Ledges State Park will be delayed due to significant damage to the roadway.  According to Andy Bartlett, Park Manager, the hillside along the road has settled and created a substantial amount of damage to the road surface.  Bartlett says the park visitors will still be able to access the Canyon Drive area by hiking, but the road will remained closed to vehicular traffic until repairs are made.

Damage to Canyon Drive on March 31st







Damage to Canyon Drive on April 5th







Damage to Canyon Drive on April 10th







Map of the Canyon Drive at Ledges State Park and the location of the road damage.







(contributed photos Iowa DNR Ledges State Park)

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