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The Iowa River Bluffs Scenic Byway loop is located in Northeastern Iowa.


This loop is a great ride that explores the hills and river valleys of Northeastern Iowa.  View the Mighty Mississippi from the road or the lookout at Pikes Peak.  Cruise along both the Turkey and Volga Rivers as you enjoy the rural Iowa scenery.

Motorcycle Rides, Iowa Driftless, West Union, Clermont, Fayette, Wadena, Volga, Littleport, Elkport, Guttenbuerg, Elkader, Postville, Monona, Marquette, McGregor, Clayton, Elgin, Carnavillo

Location:  Northeastern Iowa

Approximate Mileage:  135  miles

Estimated Riding Time:  3.50   Hours 

Surface:  Paved



Froelich’s Museum, Elkader Keystone Bridge, Fayette Iowa Freedom Rock, Historic river towns Marquette, McGregor, and Guttenberg, Iowa.

Iowa River Bluffs Scenic Loop

  • 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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