A visit to Bluffton, Iowa, will provide all the rest and relaxation needed for a getaway in the great outdoors. Here you’ll enjoy great fishing on Coldwater Creek and the Upper Iowa River, which also is a great place for kayaking and canoeing. Campsites are available right on the river; canoes and kayaks available for rent. A fenced playground is provided for the kids to enjoy while you stock up on necessary beverages and snacks, before heading out on the water or on a trail.
A notable cave is found in the Bluffton area – Coldwater Cave State Preserve is just four miles northwest of Bluffton. The Preserve is a 60-acre parcel state preserve protecting a spring that begins in Cold Water Cave, an extensive cave system in Winneshiek County, Iowa, and Fillmore County, Minn. This cave is located under farmland, with a trail available for visitors. However, the entrance to the cave is gated closed.
Store, campground, canoe & kyak livery, ice cold beverages, and food along the Upper Iowa River.