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The Iowa Driftless Scenic Byway Loop is located in Northeastern Iowa.


Starting in Postville, this loop explores the hills and valleys of the driftless area of Northeastern Iowa.  Visit the historic river towns of Harpers Ferry and Lansing, or take in the panoramic view from Mt. Hosmer.  


This loop is made up of highways as well as county and town roads.  It also includes some gravel roads, so be aware of that if you intend to ride this loop.

Motorcycle Rides, Iowa, Driftless, Dual Sport, New Albin, Lansing, Waukon, Harpers Ferry, Monona, Maquette, McGregor, Decorah

Location:  Northeastern Iowa

Approximate Mileage:  160  miles

Estimated Riding Time:  4.50   Hours 

Surface:  Paved with a few stretches of gravel



Mt. Hosmer, Yellow River State Forest, Locust School Museum, Dunning Spring Falls, Historic Decorah

Iowa Driftless Scenic Byway - Dual Sport

  • If you are riding with a group, we ask that every person using our route for navigation purchase their own copy.


    In order to encourage this, we are happy to offer a discount for group purchases. Please contact us after purchasing 1 item at full price, and we will set up a coupon code that will give everyone in your group 50% off of the same item.

  • Our digital routes are designed to operate in most GPS devices.  In addition to GPSs, our routes should work with several smartphone apps.  They will NOT work on Google Maps or Apple Maps.


    If you plan on using a smartphone app, we recommend the REVER app.  REVER will work with both Android and iOS and in addition to navigation it has many other great features.


    For best results in REVER, download the route to your computer first, then import into your smartphone.  Turn by turn may not work, so we recommend that you utilize the "Follow the Line" option. 


    You can get 20% off your first year’s subscription to REVER by following THIS LINK.

    AND using this coupon code at checkout:  Driftlessforless.


    By using this link and coupon code a portion of your subscription fee will go to support Driftless Roads USA.



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