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Dunnings Spring Park

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Address: 203 Quarry St, Decorah, IA 52101
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A must see in Decorah

We recently had some friends visit from out of state and took them here. They really enjoyed it. It was a nice reminder of the great things right here in Decorah!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
mknwtr
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Iowa
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently had some friends visit from out of state and took them here. They really enjoyed it. It was a nice reminder of the great things right here in Decorah!

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Rochester, Minnesota
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a beautiful park!!!!! Very well maintained and clean. I would highly recommend stopping here on your next visit to Decorah!

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful park that features a waterfall. We were told it was the largest waterfall in Iowa. There is a boardwalk that you can take to the top of the falls. Serene setting.

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Thank Anna C
Decorah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If anyone who visits Decorah and misses Dunning's Spring and 365 waterfall has missed one of Iowa's most beautiful attractions. This is a DNR unsupervised attraction so, keep your children close at hand and do not rock climb as there has been deaths from this activity. You can imagine that the deep ice that feeds this waterfall, even during drought... More 

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Clinton, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I used the great bike trail around town and then went off to the park. A really nice little waterfall in a green space not far from town. A easy walk and a nice break.

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Thank Jeff R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I visited Decorah last month. Our favorite part of the trip was Dunnings Spring Park! It is gorgeous and peaceful. We enjoyed exploring the falls and we also enjoyed hiking on the trails. Great place! Must-see in Decorah!

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Thank Emily C
Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a truly beautiful area. The people of Decorah are so lucky to have easy access to this gorgeous spring area. On a hot day, I would LOVE to bring a lawn chair and set it up right in the middle of the spring and just soak my feet in the cold, clear water.

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Thank Deganotneb
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Very serene spot with the cool water tumbling over the limestone rock. It is a little hard to find and very narrow road to get to small 4 to 5 car parking lot. But well worth the trip. There was a trail to hike but we did not have time to explore that portion of the park.

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Adel, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Very close to town and easy to find. Parking could be better but it was adequate. It's a very soothing/relaxing area.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

A pleasant surprise I stumbled upon by accident. Great place to have a picnic and take a short walk on the wooden boardwalk up to falls. Also a hiking trail that is not well marked but does lead to a great overlook. Trail is steep and narrow so be mindful with small kids.

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