Rutland, Iowa (IA) Trails & Maps

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  • Fort Dodge Nature Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IA
    Length: 2.6 miles
    Surface: Cinder

    The Fort Dodge Nature Trail begins at the city's Snell-Crawford Park and runs northeast for nearly 3 miles. The trail travels adjacent to overhead power lines and crosses a couple of bridges over Soldier Creek. Passing just out of sight of the ...
  • Franklin Grove Heritage Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IA
    Length: 1.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Cinder

    The Franklin Grove Heritage Trail rests on top of an abandoned Rock Island railroad corridor that runs through the heart of the small Iowan city of Belmond. The trail connects the residential section of Belmond to rural farming areas to both ...
  • Hanson Trail

    State: IA
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Hanson Trail is a paved, off-road alternative to State Route 9 in Forest City, Iowa. The trail parallels the road for its entire length through fertile farmland. Forest City and the Winnebago County Conservation Board recommend using ...
  • Herndon to Coon Rapids Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IA
    Length: 17 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    This proposed 17 mile rail- to-trail project will extend the Raccoon River Valley Trail System from Herndon 17 miles west through Guthrie County to end at the Coon Rapids-Whiterock rural tourism destination area. This will complete a key segment ...
  • Hynes Spur Trail

    State: IA
    Length: 1.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Hynes Spur Trail links the heart of Forest City, Iowa, with its municipal airport to the south. The short paved trail passes through Pammel Park and adjacent to the Bear Creek Golf Course, with views of the Winnebago River plentiful along ...
  • Laurens Walking Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IA
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Crushed Stone, Grass

    The Laurens Walking Trail runs for just about 1 mile along an old railroad line on the south side of town. The trail passes through an open corridor with scattered trees among Iowa's farm fields. The trail is open in spring after the snow melts ...
  • Rolling Prairie Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IA
    Length: 15 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    When complete, the Rolling Prairie Tri-County Trail System will connect several communities and two state parks as it travels through quintessential northeastern Iowa prairie. Following an 80-mile east-west route, it will traverse the counties ...
  • Russell White Nature Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IA
    Length: 3.8 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Grass

    The Russell White Nature Trail runs for nearly 4 miles through a landscape of forest, pasture and prairie and links the tiny community of Lanesboro with open space to the southwest of the town. The trail occupies part of a railroad corridor ...
  • Sauk Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IA
    Length: 33.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    Note: A user fee is required for those 18 and older ($1 per day or $15 per year). The Sauk Rail-Trail runs for 33 paved miles between Swan Lake State Park in Carroll and Black Hawk State Park in Lake View. The trail links the communities ...
  • Soldier Creek Nature Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IA
    Length: 1.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Soldier Creek Nature Trail runs south from Snell-Crawford Park alongside residential neighborhoods in Fort Dodge. For most of its route, the trail is within just a few feet of Soldier Creek (hence its name). The trail ends in southern Fort ...
  • Three Rivers Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IA
    Length: 39.9 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Three Rivers Trail runs for 33 miles from the tiny community of Rolfe—named for the Englishman who married Pocahontas—to just west of Eagle Grove, the largest city in Wright County. The trail occupies an old Chicago and North Western Railway ...
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