The Boardwalk Hike In Iowa That Leads To Incredibly Scenic Views

Any Hawkeye hiker has stumbled upon stunning and unexpected views and lookouts, but to find the best Iowa overlook, you’ve got to travel to the famous Pikes Peak State Park in McGregor. Here, you’ll find a breathtaking trail that shows off a waterfall and a sprawling view of the Mississippi River.

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For trail maps and more information, visit AllTrails.

If you can’t get enough of Iowa’s gorgeous hikes, read 11 Brief But Beautiful Hikes In Iowa You Can Take In Under An Hour.