Iowa, a gorgeous state in the Midwest is home to numerous scenic hiking trails



Loess Hills State Forest


Loess Hills State Forest can be found in west central Iowa. It covers 11266 acres. This park is great for hiking in Iowa.

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Preparation Canyon State Park

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This Iowa hiking trail winds through hills and valleys, and leads to a nature study site where you can enjoy primitive camping.

This popular spot for hiking in Iowa is Decorah’s family-friendly Park near the Ice Cave. 

Dunnings Spring Park


The Eagle Rock Trail, which runs for 7 miles in Iowa, is a wonderful hiking path that lets you take in the beautiful Mississippi and large rock outcroppings. 

Effigy Mounds National Monument

Visitors will be able to enjoy a memorable hiking experience with the amazing limestone formations found in these caves. 

Maquoketa Caves State Park

The Nelson Unit Trail leads to the Butterfly Garden. There you will find 60 types of butterflies and perennial flowers. 

Bellevue State Park

After hiking, you may choose to go fishing on the Cedar River, camp at one or more of the campgrounds, and rent a cottage for a quiet, peaceful stay in the park. 

Cedar Rapids Palisades State Park