When You Think You’ve Done It All, Try These 7 Hikes In Iowa That Are Local Secrets

If you consider yourself an expert explorer, you’ve got to add these seven underrated hikes in Iowa to your outdoor bucket list! Whether you visit in the spring and summer to enjoy wildflowers and butterflies, or you make the trek in the fall for leaf-peeping, these are sure to be quiet spots where you’ll get in touch with mother nature.

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/

What are your favorite underrated hikes in Iowa? Let us know in the comments below, or Nominate your favorite park!

Address: Greenfield, IA 50849, USA
Address: Cherokee, IA 51012, USA
Address: 13084 Elk Horn St, Carlisle, IA 50047, USA
Address: Wickiup Hill Park Trail, Monroe, IA 52341, USA
Address: Pine Lake State Park, Eldora, IA 50627, USA
Address: Lake Belva Deer, Plank, IA, USA
Address: Kent Park, Oxford, IA, USA