Tucked away near Backbone's State Forest, the festival sits on 20 acres of old-growth shaded campground, accessed by a short gravel driveway. We are roughly an hour's drive from Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Decorah, and Dubuque Iowa.


Coming south from Strawberry Point, after turning right onto Forestville Road (W69) continue south to 110th street, (the first gravel road). turn right 1/4 mile and you're there!


Coming north from Manchester on Highway 13, follow signage to Strawberry Point. Turn left onto Forestville road (W69) continue south to 110th street, (the first gravel road), turn right 1/4 mile and you're there!

Backbone Bluegrass Festival

1358 110th Street, Strawberry Point, Iowa