16 Marvelous Trails You Have To Hike In Iowa Before You Die

Iowa has hundreds of miles of trails and an abundance of natural beauty to enjoy along the way. Whether you like a leisurely hike enjoying the cool breeze along the waterfront, or you’re a wildlife buff and like catching birds or other animals on film, or you enjoy a steep uphill incline leading to spectacular views, Iowa has something that you’re going to love.

These 16 marvelous trails really will show you Iowa in all its glory, and you should definitely hike all of them before you die.

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/

What are your favorite trails? For more of Iowa’s amazing trails, These 10 Trails In Iowa Will Lead You To Unforgettable Places.