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Yellow River State Forest – Iowa's BEST Backpacking Loop

Well this trip was a mixed bag…. My wife and I spent two days backpacking Yellow River State Forest, a beautiful section of eastern Iowa just over the Mississippi with over 25 miles of hiking trails. We started on the Forester Trail next to the park’s headquarters, and hiked clockwise around the main backpacking loop. The terrain was a mix of single and double track trails and the occasional gravel road. We originally thought of staying at […]

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