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Address: 203 Quarry St, Decorah, IA 52101

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Beautiful and cool

It had rained 4 inches in an hour shortly before we arrived, so the falls were muddy, but VERY forceful. We just sat for awhile and enjoyed the view.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Iowa City, Iowa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

It had rained 4 inches in an hour shortly before we arrived, so the falls were muddy, but VERY forceful. We just sat for awhile and enjoyed the view.

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Wichita, Kansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Even if you don't have much time, drive to see it and you can see it from your car. We saw it on our way out of town when it was raining. Our pictures look like we hiked in but we were sitting in our car.

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Iowa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We LOVED our visit to Dunnings Sprin Park in Decorah! We brought along a nice picnic lunch and sat on a clean picnic table right near the falls. Kids were wading in the very cold spring water and having a great time! There are hiking trails up both sides of the falls, one leads to an overlook so you can... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

It's well worth stopping here to have a look at the falls and the spring that empties out of a small cave. It's an absolutely beautiful spot. The waterfall is sourced from a spring that comes out of the Galena group and empties into the Upper Iowa River. The parking lot is small--I would plan on going on a weekday... More 

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Nevada, Iowa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

this is a beautiful spot, if you arent familiar with it the Google maps lady will guide you right past the tiny little sign that points to the springs, so keep aware! if you have some good hiking shoes we witnessed a guy hiking way up into and behind the rock cliff. and even if you dont its an amazing... More 

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Beloit, Wisconsin
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We needed a vacation for the mind and decided to take a look at the waterfall at Dunning Springs. You must visit this place and take in the sights. walk up ALL the steps and take a good look. Get to the top and look around where the water comes out of the cave where the spring is. This is... More 

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Eden Prairie
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Nice little hidden springs just outside of town! Very serene and peaceful. A must see if you're a nature lover. A bit of a stair climb to the top but the view is nice.

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Iowa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

A local jem. Small gorgeous waterfall on the edge of Decorah, tucked away in a quaint nature park with a few picnic benches, short hiking trails, narrow creek to soak your feet, and all in all get away from stressors in life for an hour or two without having to travel far at all.

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des moines
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Nice little park with big waterfall for the Midwest. We walked here from the Hotel Winneshiek. Don't miss the trial to the south side of the pick nick area that leads you to a great view of Decorah. If we had a more time we would have gone farther, but we turned back after reaching the first overlook of the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Tricky little road to find, but worth the effort. Make sure you hike the surrounding woods. parking is easy.

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Address: Address: 203 Quarry St, Decorah, IA 52101
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Decorah

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