Hickory Trail is a 2.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near McGregor, Iowa that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and camping and is accessible year-round.
The East and West Hickory Ridge Trail"s main feature is scenic overlooks, a series of burial mounds and the Bridal Falls Trails, There is also a spectacular scenic view at the north end of the trail. If you walk further north on the trail past the scenic overlook, there appear to be more burial mounds. It is situated away from the tourist sites which make for a quiet walk through the woods. West Hickory Ridge is an invigorating hike when combined with the East Hickory Ridge trail.
This trail is short, has lot to see with the falls and overlooks and it is less traveled. On the north end of the look their is an unofficial trail that continues north for a short distance to another overlook and on down to the valley floor if you want to pursue.