Hikes in Iowa

Showing all 5 hikes in Iowa

Maquoketa Caves North to the Natural Bridge and Twin Arch Cave

Maquoketa Caves State Park, Iowa

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

The trail as it meanders under the 50-foot high Natural Bridge
Rating ★★★★★(5/5)
Overall Difficulty Easy
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 0.8 miles roundtrip
Time 1 hour
Terrain A few hills
Best Seasons All
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No

Effigy Mounds Trail to Hanging Rock

Effigy Mounds National Monument, Iowa

Monday, July 29th, 2019

The view of the Mississippi From Hanging Rock
Rating ★★★★☆(4/5)
Overall Difficulty Moderate
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 7 miles roundtrip
Time 3.5 hours
Terrain Hilly
Best Seasons All
Family Friendly No
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No

Bridal Veil Falls and Hickory Ridge Mounds Loop

Pikes Peak State Park, Iowa

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Bridal Veil Falls trickling over the limestone overhang
Rating ★★★★☆(4/5)
Overall Difficulty Moderate
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 2.5 miles roundtrip
Time 2 hours
Terrain Hilly
Best Seasons All
Family Friendly No
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No

Dakota Point Trail Scenic Overlook

Stone State Park, Iowa

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

The view from Dakota Point is the main attraction of this trail
Rating ★★★★☆(4/5)
Overall Difficulty Easy
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 0.5 miles roundtrip
Time 15 minutes
Terrain A few hills
Best Seasons All
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No

Hawkeye Point (Iowa State Highpoint)

Hawkeye Point, Iowa

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

This highpoint monument has signs pointing to every other highpoint in the U.S.
Rating ★★★★★(5/5)
Overall Difficulty Easy
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 0.1 miles roundtrip
Time 15 minutes
Terrain Mostly flat
Best Seasons All
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible Yes