Burn calories while soaking in Story County's stunning scenery.
Looking for a few spots in Story County where you can enjoy some of Iowa’s beautiful scenery but also get a bit of a workout in? Here are four must-hikes parks to consider:
McFarland Park Loop
Keep your gaze up as you are hiking this 5-mile trail, because you are bound to see wildlife. Located in Ames, IA, residents can also surround themselves with views of a 6.5-acre lake, tallgrass and woodland as they are treading the trail.
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In addition to a great walk or run, residents can go birdwatching, canoeing, kayaking, fishing and hunting, among other things, at this 16-acre historic site in Ames on the Skunk River.