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Pretty, regardless of season

Tranquil, picturesque and easy to get to. Well worth a short drive to see this natural spot. Hiking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Madison, Wisconsin
Waterfall in City Limits.

Beautiful small waaterfall within the city limits of Decorah. Drive slowly up the narrow two way... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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203 Quarry St, Decorah, IA 52101-1339
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All reviews beautiful waterfall stone bridge picnic tables grist mill narrow road kids will love short drive natural spring nice spot ice cold water hiking trails wooden steps ice cave easy hike wooded area easy access take pictures
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tranquil, picturesque and easy to get to. Well worth a short drive to see this natural spot. Hiking trails are also available to see the springs and area from different angles.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Porknbeans99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful small waaterfall within the city limits of Decorah. Drive slowly up the narrow two way drive. The water is cold fo the hikers take the stairs to the top for those that just want to enjoy the beauty stay at the bottom and take...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Marlene S
Reviewed December 17, 2018

We stopped here on an unseasonably warm day in mid December. It's a short drive along the road to the parking lot, and then the falls are right there, easily viewable from said lot. Definitely walk closer to the falls though, as they are really...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kelly B
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Area has a nice waterfall and fun waking trails that can be challenging. There is also a mountain bike course here. Definitely worth a stop and could spend hours here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank klukan
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful place for a picnic, by the waterfall. Many students and families come to the waterfall to explore.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wanda L
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We spent a rainy afternoon checking out the springs. It’s quite beautiful and worth your time to drive out there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rebeccakj11
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Get to ge up close and personal with the falls very neat place ice cold water got to get back in a few of the caves and check them out best views in the state in my opinion

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful recent rains made the falls spectacular the stream was full and impressive. It's a must visit place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mikebM6887QN
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We had a good time at this park. The grandkids got to get their feet wet and had a hike up to the top of the cliff. No facilities, but there were picnic tables available.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank medicrick
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Beautiful little waterfall but really is just as pretty at the bottom as hiking to the top. We only did one trail not sure if there was more. Pretty park

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Patti G
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November 7, 2018|
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Response from aschindel17 | Reviewed this property |
No. Water isn’t deep and is super cold.
Teresa R
August 10, 2018|
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Response from Jen C | Reviewed this property |
We brought ours to the falls.
Lois V
March 23, 2017|
Response from zoeandjack | Reviewed this property |
No charge, the road to the waterfall is blocked off due to some rebuilding they are doing. Just park in the lot across the highway and walk in. It is rough surface (gravel) road. Probably 3/10 of a mile to the bottom of the... More