This Unique Hike In Iowa Leads To A Moving Memorial Site


Iowa is quite the historic place, and when you visit the first area settled by Europeans, you’ll see why they fell in love with the cliffs, bluffs, and landscapes of the Hawkeye State. Take a quick and scenic hike to the Julien Dubuque Monument where you’ll find the resting place and memorial of two of Iowa’s most significant figures.

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Address: 1810 Monument Drive, Dubuque, IA, 52003

Visit and enjoy the hike, the views, and the history of one of Iowa’s most significant landmarks.

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