Best Iowa Hiking Trails

Iowa has 9 hikes.

  October 11, 2018

Located in the US, the hiking in Iowa offers more than a half-dozen beautiful hikes and backpacking trails. The best Iowa hiking based on popularity are considered to be Yellow River Backpack Trail, Stephens State Forest, Ledges State Park, Lake Darling State Park, and Brushy Creek State Park. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Iowa hiking trail below.

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Chichaqua Valley Trail

East of Bondurant, the Chichaqua Valley Trail is a 20 mile route from Bondurant to Baxter. The Chichaqua Valley Trail is built on an old railroad bed and now has either a crushed gravel or asphalt surface. This is part of a proposed 110 mile trail loop.  MORE INFO