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Dunnings Spring Park, Decorah

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  • This is a beautiful location and well maintained. The parking is rather small and there are a few picnic tables. But it's worth a day trip.  more »
  • The springs are nice and there are stairs that allow you to walk up to the top but it's really short. There are other hiking trails there but it is kind of a pet peeve of mine when the point of intere...  more »
  • ok, it is free and does not require a walk and is on the road to the ice cave too. you have to stop if you are in the area.  more »
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  • Beautiful park and a cool place to visit on a hot day cold spring water
  • We have come down from Minnesota twice this year 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 do this, but we went over the railing at the falls and explored the little cave. Wear sandals so you and the kids can get your feet wet. There are also a number of offshoot trails to explore and hike. A very fun experience. One word of caution for larger vehicles, those pulling a travel trailer, or driving an RV. Do not drive up the street that actually goes to the falls. 1. It is very narrow. 2. There is extremely limited space to turn around, especially when the small parking lot is full of cars. Park down at the bottom and walk up, it's a peaceful walk anyway. The first time we were there, a 35 foot RV pulled in and it was a mess for them getting out, as they had to back all the way back down the winding street. Thankfully, there were a number of very helpful spotters for the driver and all went well.
  • The park isn't very big but very pretty especially during the fall.
  • Steep staircase to the top of the park takes you to the source of the spring. New stone bridge added for 2017.
  • This is a beautiful place to go n visit. I love going there!
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