Walk Amongst The Wildflowers This Spring On The Chute And Heritage Trail Loop In Iowa
In far western Iowa, a rolling hiking trail will lead you to some gorgeous wildflowers. The Chute And Heritage Trail Loop is located about 17 miles northeast of Omaha in the Hitchcock Nature Center. The center includes more than 1,200 acres of rugged and beautiful country that’s laced with some of the best hiking trails in the region.
The Chute and Heritage Trail Loop is a little challenging in spots but it rewards hikers with some great vistas and the chance to get a close look at some delicate wildflowers, as well as some plants and animals found nowhere else in Iowa.
The Chute And Heritage Trail Loop for the most part is an easy hike but there are some steep stretches that can become muddy and slippery when wet. Allow about an hour to complete the 2.3-mile trail loop Be sure to bring some water along as there’s none available on the trail. If you’re looking for a wildflower hike on the other side of Iowa, check out this breathtaking trail.