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Boyson Trail

3.4 miles
The tranquil, tree-lined Boyson Trail runs along Indian Creek and Dry Creek in western Marion. The crushed limestone trail connects neighborhoods, shopping areas, and several parks (north to south): Boyson, Donnelly, Thomas, and Hanna. Restrooms ...
Crushed Stone

Cedar River Trail (IA)

12.6 miles
The Cedar River Trail extends between Blairs Ferry Road NE (also the southern end point of the Cedar Valley Nature Trail) through downtown Cedar Rapids and 76th Avenue SW. At 76th Avenue, the trail becomes the Hoover Nature Trail. The 12.6-mile ...
Asphalt

Cedar Valley Nature Trail

52 miles
The Cedar Valley Nature Trail follows an abandoned railroad right-of-way of the old Waterloo, Cedar Falls & Northern, an interurban railroad system established in the early 1900s. The 52-mile trail is a linear park that courses through the Cedar ...
Asphalt
Crushed Stone

Clinton Discovery Trail

4.8 miles
Located in the scenic riverside city of Clinton, the Clinton Discovery Trail offers trail users a wonderful way to make the most of the city's prime location on the banks of the Mississippi River. Dedicated to three American astronauts who hailed ...
Asphalt
Concrete

Copper Creek Trail

0.75 miles
The Copper Creek Trail runs for a short distance from the town of Preston, heading northwest along Copper Creek to meet with the Jackson County Recreation Trail. You'll find a nice picnic spot with a gazebo where the two trails meet.
Crushed Stone

Duck Creek Recreational Trail

13.5 miles
If every city in the United States had the foresight and commitment of Davenport, Iowa, we would be a perpetually pleased nation. While Davenport boasts a convenient location halfway between the increasingly bike-friendly cities of Chicago and ...
Asphalt

Eldridge/Long Grove Trail

3.5 miles
Running between the rural communities of Eldridge and Long Grove to the north of Davenport, the Eldridge/Long Grove Trail provides a great recreational asset to these small, quiet suburbs. The path alternates between asphalt and concrete and ...
Asphalt
Concrete

Galena River Trail

4.5 miles
The Galena River Trail is built upon an old railroad spur of the Burlington Railroad main line, constructed in 1886. The spur linked Galena to Galena Junction, where the main railroad line—still active—follows the Mississippi River. Trains on ...
Crushed Stone

Gilroy Rustic Park Trail

0.5 miles
Located in the quaint community of Lost Nation, the Gilroy Rustic Park Trail is one of the most picturesque places in Clinton County. The half-mile path is lined with trees and, although the trail is overlain with grass, the ballast of the former ...
Ballast
Grass

Grant Wood Trail (Jones County Segment)

2.7 miles
Nearly 3 miles of the Grant Wood Trail in Jones County has been constructed so far (2012) along a former Milwaukee Road right-of-way in Marion and Olin. The trail is named for the early 20th-century Iowa artist, perhaps best known for his painting ...
Crushed Stone

Grant Wood Trail (Linn County Segment)

8 miles
About 8 miles of the Grant Wood Trail in Linn County has been constructed so far (2012) along a former Milwaukee Road right-of-way between Marion and Martelle. The trail currently is in three separate segments over a 10-mile stretch, the longest ...
Grass

Great River Trail

60 miles
The Great River Trail is a breathtaking journey along 60 miles of the Mississippi River. The route is a mixture of paved rail-trail, small-town sidewalks, dedicated bike lanes on the street and a stretch of road shoulder along the Great River ...
Asphalt
Crushed Stone

Hennepin Canal Parkway

104.5 miles
The Hennepin Canal Parkway, administered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources as a state park, follows an old towpath along a canal opened in 1907 and quickly abandoned due to competition from railroads. The canal was originally built ...
Asphalt
Crushed Stone

Heritage Trail (IA)

29.4 miles
Iowa's Heritage Trail runs for nearly 30 miles between the city of Dubuque and the town of Dyersville to the west. Short portions of the trail are paved within the two communities, but the vast majority of the path has a crushed limestone surface. ...
Asphalt
Crushed Stone

Hoover Nature Trail (Cedar Rapids to Ely)

2.6 miles
The portion of the Hoover Nature Trail that runs from Cedar Rapids to Ely is both the northernmost section of the proposed 115 mile trail and the most developed. The trail runs between 76th Avenue Drive SW on the outskirts of Cedar Rapids to ...
Asphalt

Hoover Nature Trail (Conesville)

1.5 miles
The Hoover Nature Trail in Conesville consists of two disjointed sections. The first runs for about .25 mile north along farmland from the intersection of 7th Street and Todds Ferry Road. The second (and longer) section begins just south of ...
Asphalt
Gravel

Hoover Nature Trail (Nichols)

2.7 miles
This section of the Hoover Nature Trail is the roughest and least maintained. The trail actually runs from just north of the small town of Nichols to a few miles south of West Liberty at 155th Street. Be aware that grass may be overgrown on ...
Grass
Gravel

Hoover Nature Trail (Oasis to West Branch)

3.5 miles
One of the many highlights of the Hoover Nature Trail is the completed section stretching from the tiny town of Oasis to the small city of West Branch. West Branch's main claim to fame is its status as the birthplace of the only American president ...
Crushed Stone
Grass

Hoover Nature Trail (Overview)

115 miles
The Hoover Nature Trail is a planned rail-trail built on an abandoned Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad right-of-way. When complete, the trail will run through 6 counties and 16 towns between Cedar Rapids and Burlington. The trail will ...
Asphalt
Crushed Stone
Grass
Gravel

Hoover Nature Trail (West Liberty)

0.8 miles
The small city of West Liberty in Muscatine County, Iowa, is home to a short segment of the Hoover Nature Trail. The paved pathway parallels Elm Street and is anchored at its southern end by an old railroad depot built in 1897, which offers ...
Asphalt

Iowa River Corridor Trail

13 miles
Running throughout Iowa City and the surrounding area, the Iowa River Corridor Trail provides residents and visitors alike with an invaluable off-road means of getting around the city. The trail has several distinct segments and is often more ...
Asphalt
Concrete

Jackson County Recreation Trail

5.6 miles
The Jackson County Recreation Trail follows part of the Maquoketa River outside of Spragueville and Preston, through bucolic countryside of woodlands, farms and river lowlands. You can start the trail in the burg of Preston by taking the Copper ...
Crushed Stone

Lindale Trail

1 miles
Although short, the Lindale Trail provides an important off-road east-west connection between Cedar Rapids and Marion. The tree-lined route, along the former Canadian National Railway, is nestled between houses and businesses. At its eastern ...
Gravel

Lynn Boulevard/Westwood Trail

3.7 miles
The trail user can be transported from the bustling Westwood Fitness and Sports Center to a beautiful wooded trail that offers Elkhorn Creek on the far outer loop of the trail, a shelter at the top of small hill overlooking a man made lake, ...
Asphalt

Riverfront Trail (IA)

11.9 miles
Iowa's Riverfront Trail runs along the Mississippi River through the cities of Davenport and Bettendorf to its eastern endpoint near the large Alcoa plant in Riverdale. In the west, the trail starts as a loop around scenic Credit Island Park, ...
Asphalt
Concrete

SMART (Sterling Multi-Activity Recreational Trail)

2 miles
The Sterling Multi-Activity Recreational Trail starts at one end at the edge of the Hoover Park parking lot and heads into a scenic wooded trail crossing a wooden bridge over Woodlawn Creek and traveling into Sinnissippi Park. The trail continues ...
Asphalt

Sac and Fox Trail

7.2 miles
The Sac and Fox Trail offers 7.2 miles of beautiful, shady recreation along the Cedar River and Indian Creek on the outskirts of Cedar Rapids. The oldest designated National Recreation Trail in Iowa, the trail is for the most part crushed limestone ...
Concrete
Crushed Stone

Solon-Lake Macbride Recreation Trail

5.3 miles
The Solon–Lake Macbride Recreation Trail runs for 5 miles between the scenic state park and the town of Solon to the east. The popular trail is perfect for cycling or walking and skiing or snowmobiling in the winter. In addition, the park offers ...
Crushed Stone