The Mysterious Hidden Gem Attraction In Iowa You Never Even Knew Existed

You never know what you’ll find if you spend some time driving around Iowa’s countryside. One little winding road in Jones County has become a quirky little spot that visitors and artists love to see up close. The Hula Hoop Tree is truly like no other place in the Midwest.

Disclaimer: Since publication, the Hula Hoop Tree has sadly been taken down. Continue reading through to get a feel for how special and fun this tree was for the state.

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The Hula Hoop Tree is located in the little town of Amber, between Anamosa and Monticello. You’ll find it on County Home Road, about 3.5 miles east of US-151.

To read more about Iowa’s quirkiest attractions, check out 10 Hidden Attractions Locals Keep To Themselves In Iowa.