The One Loop Trail In Iowa That's Perfect For A Short Hike, No Matter The Season
By Raymond Goldfield|Published March 04, 2022
Raymond Goldfield is a life-long New Jersey resident and an avid traveler and foodie who can be usually found on the Jersey Shore during the offseason or checking out the latest seasonal flavors at The Bent Spoon in Princeton. He has been working for Only In Your State for since early 2022, where he writes for New Jersey and Iowa and edits the Mid-Atlantic region. He can also be found writing about pop culture for GeekDad. When at home, he enjoys reading comic books and is part of The Rabbitt Stew podcast team. While New Jersey is his home base, he travels regularly and has visited Virginia, Florida, Maine, Minnesota, and Canada as well as all of NJ's border states. Ultimate travel goal? Visit all the best buffets in the United States.
Sometimes, you need to get away and embrace nature for a little while. Even if you only have an hour, the Calcite Foot Trail is the perfect opportunity for a hike that not only takes you into the woods but also into Iowa’s rich history. Located in the Mines of Spain Recreation Area, this 1.5-mile loop trail is a unique experience through all four seasons.
Have you had the chance to explore the Calcite Foot Trail yet? Let us know your tips for making this a memorable hike in the comments section. If you’re planning a trip to the area, make sure to visit the Mines of Spain website and Dubuque’s town website to make the most out of all this area has to offer.
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