10 Amazing Iowa Hikes Under 3 Miles You’ll Absolutely Love

Hiking doesn’t have to involve strapping on a water supply and settling in for an exhausting physical challenge. Iowa has many state parks with well-maintained trails that are less than three miles long. Here are a few of the most popular.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Where are your favorite Iowa hikes that are less than three miles long? Tell us about it in the comments.