Although The Hawkeye State is landlocked from oceans and seas, there's still plenty to do with your vessel on a lake or river. Iowa is bounded entirely by rivers to the east and west, and the Des Moines River can be found at the south end of the state. Iowa also offers manmade and natural lakes. No matter where you are in the state, a navigable body of water is only a few hours' drive, which is great for day trips and even multiday voyages up the great Mississippi River. Explore all that Iowa has to offer on lakes and rivers today!