Winter is the perfect time to dust off your sled and hit the hills. If you’re looking for some of the best snow tubing or sledding in Iowa, look no further, because we’ve compiled a list of sledding spots you must check out this winter. Ready for some truly epic wintertime adventures?

What are some of your favorite places to go sledding in Iowa? Did any of them miss the list? Share them with us in the comments section below — we’d love to hear from you!

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What are the best winter attractions in Iowa?

Winter in Iowa can be downright frigid, but that's no reason to stay inside all season long. As you can tell from learning about all the places to go sledding in Iowa, there's no shortage of winter-friendly destinations to be enjoyed this time of year. Some of our absolute favorites include Sundown Mountain Resort in Dubuque, Benton Skating Plaza in Des Moines, the Wells Fargo Arena, Jester Park Equestrian Center for horse-drawn sleigh rides, Ledges State Park, Victorian Pines Christmas Tree Farm, Orange City, Pioneer Village Christmas Wonderland in Le Mars, Grumpsters Log Cabins, and the Boone & Scenic Valley Railway. How many of these winter destinations in Iowa have you experienced?

Does Iowa have any winter hiking trails?

If you're someone who loves hiking, you'll be pleased to hear that there are countless destinations in Iowa where you can enjoy this beloved activity in the heart of winter. For some inspiration, look no further than Pikes Peak State Park in McGregor, the High Trestle Trail, Heart of Iowa Nature Trail in Story County, Yellow River State Forest, Puddle Jumper Trail, Gray's Lake Park in Des Moines, Bruce Shoemaker Recreational Area in Boyden, Ledges State Park in Madrid, Dolliver State Park in Lehigh, Lake MacBride State Park in Solon, Backbone State Park in Strawberry Point, and Trout Run Trail in Decorah. Learn more about these beautiful winter hiking destinations in Iowa.

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