It Doesn’t Get Much Creepier Than This Abandoned Murder Site Hidden In Iowa

Trigger warning: it doesn’t get much creepier than the abandoned murder site hidden in the northwestern corner of Iowa. In all seriousness, read on with care, because the history of the abandoned murder site at Gitchie Manitou State Preserve in Lyon County, Iowa is not a tale for the faint of heart.

All three Fryer brothers have been brought to justice and are serving life sentences without parole in various Iowa prisons. And yet, balancing its horrific history is the endless prairie beauty, serene river, and stately rock outcrops that make this remote preserve an ironically peaceful place to explore.

Address: Gitchie Manitou State Preserve, 52141, Adams Ave, Larchwood, IA 51241, USA

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