Introduction to Iowa Falls, Iowa
Iowa Falls History
The city of Iowa falls was named after the falls on the Iowa River. It is a city in the Hardin County, which was founded in 1851 and named after Colonel John J. Hardin who died in the Mexican War.
Iowa Falls and nearby Attractions
- Iowa Falls Historical Museum
- Ira Nichols Bird & Flower Preserve
- Calkins Nature Area
- Pine Lake State Park
- Dumont Historical Museum
- Ackley Heritage Center
Things To Do In Iowa Falls
The Dumont Historical Museum is worth taking a look around. At the Hardin County Historical Farm Museum tourists can learn about the history of the agricultural business and life of the families of Hardin County from 1850 to 1950. Visitors can also plan a trip to the Beeds Lake State Park and the Pine Lake State Park. The parks have facilities for boating, fishing and camping. Each year the city hosts the Music in the Park festival in the month of June and the Riverbend Rally again around June - July.
Iowa Falls Transportation
One can avail air transportation from Iowa Falls Municipal Airport.
Iowa Falls Higher Education
Iowa State University, North Iowa Area Community College, Des Moines Community College and Iowa Central Community College offer higher educational facilities.