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Best trails in Pikes Peak State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Pikes Peak State Park, Iowa? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, walking trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 4 easy trails in Pikes Peak State Park ranging from 1 to 10 km and from 324 to 339 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
Hikers have a great time at Pikes Peak State Park. There are beautiful woods, bluffs and valleys. Keep an eye out for the limestone. You can find a refreshing spring and great overlooks of the area.
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Map of trails in Pikes Peak State Park
Park information
Mailing address
Pikes Peak State Park
15316 Great River Road
McGregor, IA 52157
Contact
563/873-2341
Top trails (7)
#1 - Weeping Rock and Hickory Ridge Loop Trail
Pikes Peak State Park
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Length: 6.3 km • Est. 1 h 51 m
Weeping Rock and Hickory Ridge Loop Trail is a 6.3 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near McGregor, Iowa that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers aShow more
#2 - Bridal Veil Trail
Pikes Peak State Park
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Length: 1.4 km • Est. 29 m
The Bridal Veil Trail leads to to bluff overlooks and the Bridal Veil Falls. Parts of it are handicap accessible with paved sidewalk and the rest is boardwalk with stairs and handrails. There are sevShow more
#3 - Bridal Veil to Weeping Rock Trail
Pikes Peak State Park
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Length: 2.7 km • Est. 52 m
Bridal Veil to Weeping Rock Trail is a 2.7 kilometer lightly trafficked loop trail located near McGregor, Iowa that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, wShow more
#4 - Hickory Trail
Pikes Peak State Park
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Length: 3.7 km • Est. 1 h 15 m
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. Show more
#5 - Point Ann Trail
Pikes Peak State Park
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Length: 3.2 km • Est. 52 m
Point Ann Trail is a 3.2 kilometer lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near McGregor, Iowa that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikingShow more
#6 - Point Ann Trail
Pikes Peak State Park
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Length: 1.0 km • Est. 17 m
Point Ann Trail is a 1.0 kilometer lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near McGregor, Iowa that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily useShow more
#7 - Bluebird, Chinquapin Ridge, and Point Ann Loop
Pikes Peak State Park
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Length: 10.0 km • Est. 2 h 55 m
Bluebird, Chinquapin Ridge, and Point Ann Loop is a 10.0 kilometer lightly trafficked loop trail located near McGregor, Iowa that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarShow more