This Iowa Hike Leads To The Most Awe-Inspiring Lookout

Some of the best views in the upper Midwest area of the country are right here in Iowa. Pikes Peak State Park near McGregor has hiking trails, waterfalls, and an amazing view of the Mississippi river from a 500-foot bluff. Bring a picnic, or stay longer and camp overnight.

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Is a hike through Pikes Peak State Park going on your to-do list this spring? Are there any other amazingly breathtaking views in Iowa that we should know about?