If you’ve been longing for a nice hike in the Hawkeye State, we’d like to share one with you, one that we expect will be right up your alley.  And, it is full of awe-inspiring rock formations, including a cave. Lace-up those hiking boots and follow us along to the Garrison Rock Resource Management Unit in Ottumwa, Iowa.

Keep this captivating hiking trail in mind next time you are seeking outdoor recreation in Iowa. You won’t want to let this cave, and the other assorted rock formations, go unseen! For lunch in Ottumwa, stop by Canteen Lunch in the Alley, serving up loose-meat sandwiches since 1927 at a 17-person counter.

If you would like to hike other trails in Iowa that feature caves, be sure to read these articles: Explore Caves And Rivers On A Short, Scenic Hike Through Iowa’s Wapsipinicon State Park and The Maquoketa Caves Loop Trail Will Show You A Completely New Side Of Iowa.

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