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Fort Dodge Nature Trail

2.6 miles
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 ...
Cinder

Franklin Grove Heritage Trail

1.8 miles
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 ...
Asphalt
Cinder

Hanson Trail

3 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Herndon to Coon Rapids Trail

17 miles
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 ...
Concrete

Hynes Spur Trail

1.8 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Laurens Walking Trail

1.5 miles
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 ...
Ballast
Crushed Stone
Grass

Rolling Prairie Trail

15 miles
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 ...
Asphalt
Crushed Stone

Russell White Nature Trail

3.8 miles
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 ...
Ballast
Grass

Sauk Rail Trail

33.2 miles
Note: A user fee is required for those 18 and older ($2 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 ...
Asphalt
Concrete

Soldier Creek Nature Trail

1.2 miles
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 ...
Asphalt

Three Rivers Trail

39.9 miles
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 ...
Crushed Stone