8 Low-Key Hikes In Iowa With Amazing Payoffs

If you’re ever feeling a little burnout from your busy Midwestern life, take a weekend to tackle these simple Iowa trails that show off some incredible views along the way. You’ll get to take in miles of Iowa’s best natural and historic treasures as you are reminded just why you love to live in the Hawkeye State.

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/

Have you hiked any of these stunning parks and trails? Share your best trail photos in the comments below, or in our Iowa Nature Lovers Facebook Group.