Visit Richmond Spring, One Of Iowa’s Most Underrated Springs And A Great Summer Destination

Iowans are lucky to have access to so many state parks — clearly, recreation is a priority for the Hawkeye State. There’s nothing better than heading out on a hot summer day to enjoy a hike through the woods! If you’re looking for the prettiest hike in Iowa, head to Backbone State Park and check out the hidden trail to Richmond Springs, way up at the northernmost end of the popular park.

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: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Visit the Backbone State Park website, here, for maps and information needed to plan your adventure in Iowa’s oldest state park.

Address: Backbone State Park Beach, Richland, IA 52038, USA