12 Scenic Trails To Explore In Iowa, One For Each Month Of The Year

One of the best ways to explore the Hawkeye State is by hiking it. Here are twelve Iowa hiking trails to try – one for each month of the year.

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

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Address: Northwest Jester Park Drive, NW Jester Park Dr, Iowa 50109, USA
Address: High Trestle Trail, Iowa, USA
Address: Lake MacBride, Lake McBride, Iowa 52333, USA
Address: Pikes Peak State Park, 32264 Pikes Peak Rd, McGregor, IA 52157, USA
Address: Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge Road, Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge Rd, Prairie City, IA 50228, USA
Address: Maquoketa Caves State Park, 9688 Caves Rd, Maquoketa, IA 52060, USA
Address: Malanaphy Springs, Iowa 52101, USA
Address: Hitchcock Nature Center, 27792 Ski Hill Loop, Honey Creek, IA 51542, USA
Address: Ledges State Park, 1515 P Ave, Madrid, IA 50156, USA
Address: Wildcat Den State Park, 1884 Wildcat Den Rd, Muscatine, IA 52761, USA
Address: Davenport, IA, USA
Address: Effigy Mounds National Monument, 151 IA-76, Harpers Ferry, IA 52146, USA