Maquoketa Caves State Park

EASY 57 reviews

Maquoketa Caves State Park is a 1.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Maquoketa, Iowa that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
393 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

cave

forest

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

rocky

hiking
2 days ago

Very beautiful! Especially in the fall. Lots of caves to explore, both big and small. Be prepared for some good cardio, lots of stairs and hills. To hike all the trails took us approximately 3 hours. Would definitely go back!⭐️

7 days ago

Love! My absolute favorite!

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1 month ago

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1 month ago

lots of fun up and down with plenty of caves to look into

1 month ago

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2 months ago

The trails were really easy for our family with young children and there were a lot of cool caves to explore. It was fairly clean and nice facilities.

Very easy, but actually quite a variety and an adventure!

hiking
3 months ago

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3 months ago

Great place to hike and explore!

hiking
3 months ago

Awesome trail. Lots of caves to explore including a huge walk through one. This map helped alot to keep us in the right path. The trails aren't well marked. This 1.7 mile path took us about 3 hours which included plenty of water breaks. We will definitely go again to explore more of the trails.

3 months ago

14 caves and 6.6 miles

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Tuesday, October 04, 2016

The views were great and I love how we were able to walk through the the caves

Friday, September 30, 2016

Beautiful! My boyfriend and I spent almost a whole day there!