Malanaphy Springs State Preserve

  • 2834 Bluffton Road, Decorah, IA


Malanaphy Springs State Preserve is located on the Paleozoic Plateau landform region and contains a rugged forest, a large spring, and a waterfall. Visitors can follow a trail from the parking area to a spring flowing from a cliff’s opening. Visitors are also encouraged to visit the beautiful 10-foot waterfall, which is at the end of a series of cascading falls flowing over a porous lime deposit at their base and emptying into the Upper Iowa River

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