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The Best Hiking in Solon

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Top hiking spots in and near Solon

  • Solon, Iowa

    Hike Lake Mac Bride North Shore Trail

    8.9 mi / 196 ft gain
    Lake MacBride North Shore Trail is a 8.9 mile out and back hike that takes you past wildlife located near Solon, Iowa.
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  • Solon, Iowa

    Hike to the Lake Macbride Waterfall

    3.7
    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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  • Solon, Iowa

    Hike Beach To Dam Trail At Lake Macbride

    5.0
    3.1 mi / 141 ft gain
    Beach To Dam Trail at Lake Macbride is a 3.1 mile loop hike that takes you by lake MacBride and the Iowa River located near Solon, Iowa. This is a very manageable hike for all skill levels- it only has 141 miles of elevation and is not super long. This Hike runs along the river with constant scen...
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  • Solon, Iowa

    Hike Osprey Nature Trail

    4.0
    1.1 mi / 118 ft gain
    Osprey Nature Trail is a 1.1 mile loop hike that takes you past great forest setting located near Solon, Iowa. This hike offers lots of shade and does not have a lot of incline, making it accessible for hikers of all skill levels. There are parts of the trail that go right next to the Iowa River ...
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  • Solon, Iowa

    Hike Lake Macbride Nature Recreation Area

    5.0
    2.4 mi / 144 ft gain
    Lake Macbride Nature Recreation Area is a 2.4 mile loop hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near North Liberty, Iowa. Lake Macbride loop only has 144 feet of elevation making it suitable for any age and skill level. There are beautiful meadows of wildflowers that can be viewed f...
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  • Solon, Iowa

    Mountain Bike Sugar Bottom Trail

    5.0
    6.9 mi / 511 ft gain
    Sugar Bottom Trail is a moderately trafficked trail that is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and mountain biking. This trail is perfect during the summer but during the rainier months of the year we recommend checking the trail's website because it is subject to closure due to floodin...
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  • Iowa City, Iowa

    Hike Squire Shore, Weasel Run, Mushroom Forest Trail

    5 mi / 364 ft gain
    Squire Shore, Weasel Run, Mushroom Forest Trail is a 5 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near North Liberty, Iowa.
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  • Mount Vernon, Iowa

    Hike Cedar Cliff Trail

    5.0
    2.1 mi / 216 ft gain
    Cedar Cliff Trail is a 2.1 mile out and back hike that takes you by Cedar river located near Mount Vernon, Iowa. This hike goes right along Cedar River offering breathtaking views. Something special about this hike is, this is not a normal walking hike along a path; at the top of the hike you get...
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  • Iowa City, Iowa

    Hike Waterworks Prairie Park

    3 mi / 29 ft gain
    Waterworks Prairie Park is a 3 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Iowa City, Iowa.
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  • Coralville, Iowa

    Hike Auburn Hills Trail

    3.3 mi / 147 ft gain
    Auburn Hills Trail is a 3.3 mile out and back hike that takes you by a river located near Coralville, Iowa.
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  • Iowa City, Iowa

    Hike Hickory Hill Loop

    2.6 mi / 275 ft gain
    Hickory Hill Loop is a 2.7 mile loop hike that takes you past great forest setting located near Iowa City, Iowa.
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  • Coralville, Iowa

    Hike Woodpecker East Loop

    3.4 mi / 22 ft gain
    Woodpecker East Loop is a 3.4 mile loop hike that takes you past wildlife located near Coralville, Iowa.
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  • Iowa City, Iowa

    Hike Clear Creek Trail

    3.4 mi / 160 ft gain
    Clear Creek Trail is a 3.4 mile out and back hike that takes you by a river located near Iowa City, Iowa.
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  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    Hike Sac And Fox Trail

    8.6 mi / 111 ft gain
    Sac and Fox Trail is a 8.6 mile out and back hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
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  • West Branch, Iowa

    Hike Herbert Hoover Prairie Trail Loop

    1.2 mi / 85 ft gain
    Herbert Hoover Prairie Trail Loop [CLOSED] is a 1.2 mile loop hike that is good for all skill levels located near West Branch, Iowa.
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  • West Branch, Iowa

    Hike Herbert Hoover Interpretative Trail

    1.4 mi / 42 ft gain
    Herbert Hoover Interpretative Trail is a 1.4 mile loop hike that takes you past scenic views located near West Branch, Iowa.
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