Cross A Giant Half-Mile Bridge With Awesome Views On The High Trestle Trail In Iowa

Iowa is full of impressive architectural wonders, and some of the most creative people have built masterpieces here in the Hawkeye State. If you’re looking to track down the most famous bridge in Iowa, head to the small town of Madrid and check out the gorgeous High Trestle Trail Bridge as it crosses the Des Moines River.

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You can learn more about the 25-mile High Trestle Trail on the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation website, here.

If you find yourself wanting to track down more beautiful bridges in the Hawkeye State, make plans to Roll The Windows Down And Take A Drive Down The Covered Bridges Scenic Byway In Iowa.

Address: High Trestle Trail, Madrid, IA, USA