The View From This Little-Known Overlook In Iowa Is Almost Too Beautiful For Words

At around 4.4 miles, Preparation Canyon State Park Loop is a favorite hiking spot in the Moorhead area. Its easy terrain and well-trafficked grounds make it ideal for people who want to try a longer hike for the first time. Those who take the journey will be rewarded not just by sights along the way, but by one of Iowa’s most stunning views. Most people don’t know that this small state park is home to a stunning overlook.

Have you seen the sights from Preparation Canyon’s overlook? If you have a favorite season to visit or any other little-known Iowa overlooks to recommend, let us know in the comments section. Make sure to check out Preparation Canyon State Park’s website to find out if there’s anything else going on at the park before your next visit.

Address: Preparation Canyon State Park, 340th St, Moorhead, IA 51558, USA