Malanaphy Spring Falls Trail Is A Beginner-Friendly Waterfall Trail In Iowa That’s Great For A Family Hike

When a lot of the country think of Iowa they imagine cornfields for as long as the eye can see. Or, just flat land without much to it. Luckily, those who live here or spend a lot of time here know that the reality could not be more different. We have a variety of landscape here and exploring every inch of it is our goal! This beautiful trail leading to a waterfall is a great way to do it.

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Malanaphy Spring Falls Trail can be accessed year-round. You can learn more about it by checking out You can also visit the official Decorah Tourism website for more information. Remember to practice social-distancing while you hike and take out anything you bring in. That means any snack, tracks and fellow-hikers!

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Address: Malanaphy Springs, Canoe, IA 52101, USA