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Iowa City, Iowa

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Top Hiking Spots in and near Iowa City

  • Solon, Iowa

    Hike to the Lake Macbride Waterfall

    2 mi
    Where's the fun in driving right up to your scenic destination? Here's how we had a more adventurous day at the lake by hopping off the beaten path: Just as you enter the park from County Road F16 coming out of the small town of Solon, IA you will see a small, grass parking lot on your right (thi...
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  • Muscatine, Iowa

    Hike to Devil's Punch Bowl, WIldcat Den SP

    1.3 mi / 235 ft gain
    Wild Cat Den State Park is located between Blue Grass, Iowa and Muscatine, Iowa, just south of the Quad Cities. If traveling on Highway 22, look for Wild Cat Den Road. If you are coming from Highway 61, look for Vail Road, and then turn left on to New Era road, which will lead into the park.  Par...
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  • Muscatine, Iowa

    Hike Wildcat Den Trail

    4 mi / 495 ft gain
    Wildcat Den Trail is a 4 mile loop hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Muscatine, Iowa.
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