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.

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/

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?