The Towering Bluffs Of The Mines Of Spain Are An Iowa Natural Wonder

The beautiful Mines of Spain recreation area is one part of the Hawkeye State that’s worth exploring for nature lovers and historians alike. Visit for views from atop a staggeringly high cliff and to learn about the early history of Iowa.

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While you’re in Dubuque, be sure to take a ride on the Fourth Street Elevator! See The Charming City of Dubuque, Iowa Like Never Before On This Delightful Cable Car.

Address: Mines of Spain Rd, Dubuque, IA 52003, USA