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The Best Hiking in Sioux City

Looking for the best hiking in Sioux City? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Sioux City. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Sioux City

  • Sioux City, Iowa

    Hike Perry Creek Trail

    6.6 mi / 141 ft gain
    Perry Creek Trail is a 606 mile out and back hike that takes you by a river located near Sioux City, Iowa.
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  • Sioux City, Iowa

    Hike Bacon Creek Trail

    5.0
    2.8 mi / 147 ft gain
    Bacon Creek Trail is a 2.8 mile loop hike that is good for all skill levels located in Bacon Creek Park near Sioux City, Iowa. This loop hike is relatively easy with minimal elevation gain and a good one for the whole family. The trail is well-marked and partially paved.Keep an eye out as there a...
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  • Sioux City, Iowa

    Hike Mt. Lucia And Ruth's Ridge Trail Loop

    2.5 mi / 282 ft gain
    Mt. Lucia and Ruth's Ridge Trail Loop is a 2.5 mile loop hike that is good for all skill levels located near Sioux City, Iowa.
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  • Sioux City, Iowa

    Hike Stone State Park Loop Trail

    3.1 mi / 449 ft gain
    Stone State Park Loop Trail is a 3.1 mile loop hike that takes you past great forest setting located near Sioux City, Iowa.
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  • Sioux City, Iowa

    Hike Longfoot Trail And Broken Toe Trail Loop

    3.5 mi / 505 ft gain
    Longfoot Trail and Broken Toe Trail Loop is a 3.5 mile loop hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Sioux City, Iowa.
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  • Sioux City, Iowa

    Hike Fox Run Loop

    1.9 mi / 334 ft gain
    Fox Run Loop is a 1.9 mile loop hike that takes you past great forest setting located near Sioux City, Iowa.
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  • North Sioux City, South Dakota

    Lake Loop to Cottonwood Crossing

    4.7 mi / 259 ft gain
    Lake Loop to Cottonwood Crossing is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near North Sioux City, South Dakota.
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  • North Sioux City, South Dakota

    Adams Nature Preserve Loop

    3.0
    7.69 mi / 364 ft gain
    Adams Nature Preserve Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near North Sioux City, South Dakota.
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  • Westfield, Iowa

    Hike Five Ridge Prairie

    4.8 mi / 790 ft gain
    Five Ridge Prairie State Preserve is located in Westfield, Iowa. The trail winds through both wooded areas and open prairie. It spans 4.8 miles and is mainly used for hiking and running. It is free to park at, though to get here, you'll have to drive a gravel road.  The trail has slopes and flat ...
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  • Ponca, Nebraska

    Hike Ponca State Park Trails

    4.0
    5.6 mi / 898 ft gain
    Ponca State Park Trails is a 5.6 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located near Ponca, Nebraska. The park is accessible year round and offers a number of trails to explore. It is important to note, however, that some routes are not well marked. It might be a good idea to grab a map before ...
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  • Beresford, South Dakota

    Union Grove Multi-Use Trail

    4.01 mi / 344 ft gain
    Union Grove Multi-Use Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Beresford, South Dakota.
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  • Vermillion, South Dakota

    Clay County Park Nature Trail

    2.23 mi / 79 ft gain
    Clay County Park Nature Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Vermillion, South Dakota.
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  • Vermillion, South Dakota

    Hike the Clay County Park Nature Trail

    2.1 mi / 68 ft gain
    Clay County Park Nature Trail is located in Vermillion, South Dakota and includes a 2.1 mile loop hike that runs along the river. At the trailhead, you will find a lookout and picnic area, along with public bathrooms. The trail itself winds through prairie grasses and forests, and at times goes r...
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  • Vermillion, South Dakota

    Hike to Spirit Mound

    1.4 mi / 114 ft gain
    Spirit Mound Historic Prairie is located outside Vermillion, South Dakota and consists of a 1.4 mile hike up to the top of a prairie mound. Lewis and Clark made the trek years ago, making it a historical marker to visit and see. Beautiful wildflowers line the trail, mixed in with acres of prairie...
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  • Vermillion, South Dakota

    Spirit Mound Historic Prairie Trail

    1.4 mi / 102 ft gain
    Spirit Mound Historic Prairie Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Vermillion, South Dakota.
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  • Moorhead, Iowa

    Hike Loess Hills Scenic Overlook Trail

    1.2 mi / 173 ft gain
    Loess Hills Scenic Overlook Trail is a 1.2 mile loop hike that is good for all skill levels located near Moorhead, Iowa.
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