This Iowa Bike Ride Leads To The Most Stunning Fall Foliage You've Ever Seen
By Raymond Goldfield|Published September 20, 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.
The fall colors are all around Iowa now, everywhere you look. They can transform even a humble street corner into a kaleidoscope of orange, red, and yellow. But if you want to see them at their best, head to one of the state’s many beautiful parks. The only thing is…a lot of other people might have that same idea! Fortunately, one county park a short drive from Cedar Rapids has a beautiful bike trail that gives you a stunning view you might just have all to yourself. Take a day trip and explore Pinicon Ridge Park near Central City, and you’ll agree that this is the best fall foliage bike ride in Iowa.
Have you taken the ride on the bike trail at Pinicon Ridge Park? Let us know your favorite fall foliage bike ride in Iowa in the comments section. If you’re interested in exploring for yourself, pay a visit to the official county website before you go. If you’re looking for another place to enjoy the fall colors, why not take this relaxing river cruise?
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