7 Beautiful Iowa Locations You Probably Didn’t Know Existed

Iowa is a beautiful state! Considering our reputation for being just a large cornfield, our parks and preserves seriously overperform. Next time you’re looking for a place to experience Iowa’s natural beauty, check out one of these underrated hidden gems scattered throughout the Hawkeye State.

In such a big state, there’s so much to find around every corner! If you’re all about discovering Iowa’s hidden gems, check out The 8 Best Little Food Towns In Iowa You Need To Explore Before They Get Too Popular and refuel for your next hiking adventure.