Maquoketa Caves Loop

  • Natural Bridge in beautiful Maquoketa Caves State Park, Iowa.


Dogs Yes

Fall Foliage


6 (miles)



Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)


Maquoketa Caves Loop is a moderate hike in Maquoketa Caves State Park that feature incredible scenery. This family friendly trail is wonderful hike. Some highlights include “Natural Bridge” which towers nearly 50 feet above Raccoon Creek, Balanced Rock and the Dancehill Cave. This trail is dog friendly, but your Lassie must be kept on leash. For those looking to make a weekend out of a stay at the park, camping is available.

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Contact: Maquoketa Caves State Park 10970 98th St. Maquoketa, IA 52060

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