Top Adventures in Iowa

  • Hike Heart Of Iowa Nature Trail From Collins To Maxwell

    Heart of Iowa Nature Trail from Collins to Maxwell is a 10.1 mile out and back hike that takes you past scenic views located near Collins, Iowa.

    10.1 miles 213 ft gain

  • Hike Linn Creek Recreational Trail

    Linn Creek Recreational Trail is a 16.3 mile out and back hike that takes you by a river located near Marshalltown, Iowa.

    16.3 miles 187 ft gain

  • Hike Grimes Farm And Conservation Center Loop

    Grimes Farm and Conservation Center Loop is a 1.5 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located near Marshalltown, Iowa.

    1.5 miles 108 ft gain

  • Hike Prarie Path Trail

    Prarie Path Trail is a 1.6 mile out and back hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Marshalltown, Iowa.

    1.6 miles 26 ft gain

  • Hike Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve Loop

    Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve Loop is a 5.3 mile loop hike that takes you past wildlife located near Grinnell, Iowa.

    5.3 miles 465 ft gain

  • Hike Chichaqua Valley Trail

    Chichaqua Valley Trail is a 19.8 mile point-to-point hike that takes you by a river located near Bondurant, Iowa.

    19.8 miles 492 ft gain

  • Hike Tallgrass Loop Trail

    Tallgrass Loop Trail is a 2.7 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located near Prairie City, Iowa.

    2.7 miles 144 ft gain

  • Hike Basswood Trail

    Basswood Trail is a 0.5 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Prairie City, Iowa.

    0.5 miles 65 ft gain

  • Hike High Trestle Trail

    High Trestle Trail is a 25 mile point-to-point hike that takes you by a river located near Ankeny, Iowa.

    24.8 miles 426 ft gain

  • Hike North To South Park Trail

    North to South Park Trail is a 1.8 mile out and back hike that takes you by a river located near Ames, Iowa.

    1.8 miles 13 ft gain

  • Hike the McFarland Park Loop

    After parking in the main lot by the Story County Conservation building, you can choose between two starting points. I recommend starting on the left side of the parking lot at the gravel road and closed yellow gate, as this is a better point for ...

    5 miles 300 ft gain

  • Hike Ada Hayden Heritage Park Loop

    Ada Hayden Heritage Park Loop is a 3.1 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Ames, Iowa.

    3.1 miles 52 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Polk City, Iowa

      Cherry Glen Campground

      Overview Cherry Glen Campground is located on the 26,000-acre Saylorville Lake Project, which stretches more than 50 miles up the Des Moines River Valley.The lake provides a wide variety of recreat...

    • Polk City, Iowa

      Prairie Flower Recreation Area

      Overview Prairie Flower Recreation Area is located on the 26,000-acre Saylorville Lake Project, which stretches more than 50 miles up the Des Moines River Valley.The lake provides a wide variety of...

    • Polk City, Iowa

      Cherry Glen Picnic

      Overview Cherry Glen Picnic Area is a day-use facility located on the 26,000-acre Saylorville Lake Project, which stretches over 50 miles up the Des Moines River Valley. The lake provides a wide va...

    • Polk City, Iowa

      Oak Grove Picnic Area

      Overview Oak Grove Picnic Area is a day-use facility located on the 26,000-acre Saylorville Lake Project, which stretches over 50 miles up the Des Moines River Valley. The lake provides a wide vari...

    • Pella, Iowa

      Fifield (Ia)

      Overview Fifield is located on Lake Red Rock, Iowa's largest lake. It is just 10 miles from Pella, known for its Dutch heritage, and 15 miles from Knoxville, the Sprint car capital of the world.For...

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