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.

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, Iowa 52038, USA