The Unrivaled Canyon Hike In Iowa Everyone Should Take At Least Once
By Rachel Morey Flynn|Published May 02, 2017
Rachel Morey Flynn
Rachel lives in eastern Iowa. She was born in Wisconsin, but only lived there for a few weeks before her parents realized how much better Iowa was and moved. She believes in serial commas, kindness, and good food.
Ready for a hike that is really out of the ordinary for Iowa? This state park has a canyon hike that showcases 300-million-year-old sandstone formations. The well-developed trail system will take you on a beautiful journey.
If you decide to check out Wildcat Den State Park, be sure to visit the historic Grist Mill at this site, as well. Pine Creek Grist Mill and the nearby Melpine Schoolhouse offer a glimpse into Iowa’s past.
Are there any other amazing Iowa hikes that offer views and steep terrain that we should know about? Say so in the comments, we’d love to hear about it!
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