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Dunnings Spring Park

203 Quarry St, Decorah, IA 52101
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A pleasant, quiet natural wonder that is easy to get to. The family visits it frequently, as well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Decorah, Iowa
Quite solitude

The falls are not spectacular but do provide a nice background for photos. Also if you can catch... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Franklin, Tennessee
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203 Quarry St, Decorah, IA 52101
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A pleasant, quiet natural wonder that is easy to get to. The family visits it frequently, as well as several wonderful parks in the area.

Thank englishlange
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The falls are not spectacular but do provide a nice background for photos. Also if you can catch this place without others around a great place for reflection. Take time to go to the top as it does provide a good view of the falls.

Thank gary19522017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From Minnesota, and both times we visited Spring Park. The first time was with our 12 and 14 year old kids. Not only did my wife and I have fun, but the kids had a blast at the waterfall. We were probably not supposed to...More

1  Thank gjek44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this spot while searching for things to do in Decorah, IA. It has a paved road that brings you right to the falls. It was blocked off when we were there so we just parked in the grassy parking area across the street and...More

2  Thank wladwig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dunnings is a beautiful and COOL place to visit! In the summer it feels super refreshing, as the air and water always seem to be cool and refreshing. The falls is beautiful to watch. There is a new bridge leading to the stairs that will...More

Thank Carrie N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here on a weekday morning in August. We had the place to ourselves, so parking was plentiful and the hike to the top of the falls was peaceful. This is a very pretty stop for a touch of nature. There are trails in...More

Thank Ima P
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We do a lot of hiking, so the 200 or steps to the top of the falls didn't take long, however, the view was amazing as were the sounds of the rushing water. There is a new stone arch bridge that crosses the creek to...More

Thank Chuck G
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting but can be difficult to park close. Trails with stairs go up to the opening in the bluff.

Thank JohnBI35
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We came here expecting an average waterfall, but were very pleasantly surprised!!! The waterfall is beautiful and there is a lot of hiking you can do as well. There is a trail that goes up near the top, but many people climb around and you...More

2  Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Really pretty spring right on the edge of town! Must see if visiting Decorah more water flows when it's been raining. Take the hike around the trail for better views

Thank Amber P
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Lois V
24 March 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
10 August 2016|
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Response from Alp2785 |
Go east on Quarry Road, from the intersection of College Drive and Quarry Road in Decorah, for 0.4 miles. Turn left onto the single-lane road with a small sign "Dunning's Spring" and continue .1 mile to the parking and... More
2 July 2016|
Response from Captain Z | Reviewed this property |
There is Hutchinson Camping ground if you prefer full immersion. Which is located about ten miles out of town on the Upper Iowa. On the edge of town however there is the Pulpit Rock RV park. This place too offers a... More