The One State Park In Iowa That Stands Out From The Rest

There’s no shortage of stunning state parks in Iowa – from the Loess Hills to the mighty Mississippi, every region of the state seems to be hiding a perfect park. One not-so-hidden park is perhaps the most incredible of them all, though. Just one hike through Pikes Peak State Park will show you exactly why this is one of the most photographed parks in the entire Midwest.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Of course, not every Iowan likes to get up close with mother nature! If you’d rather your wilderness be a little less, well, wild, then perhaps a road trip through Iowa’s most charming small towns.