Bannerman Trail

Trail Map

Description Suggest an Edit

The Bannerman Trail is open but largely unimproved between the communities of Redgranite and Neshkoro on a former Chicago and North Western Railway corridor. The dirt, grass and sand surface might make cycling difficult; road bikes are not recommended.

The trail, which winds through a mixed rural environment of farmland and woodlands, is home to a popular local trail run every year.

Parking and Trail Access

Parking for the Bannerman Trail can be found at its western end on State Route 73 (north of Neshkoro).


Marketable, but needs a lot of attention

   May, 2014 by jonnie flash

The trail's scenery has a few redeeming qualities using Springdale as an example. Among the tractor treads and the multiple sink holes and the loose sand, this trail is not suitable for bicycles until Washara County has developed a budget to improve this more

Difficult for biking

   September, 2002 by

"This trail starts or ends off of Hwy 73 South of Hwy 21. It is closer to Neshkoro than Wautoma. We rode down about a quarter mile and found the trail's surface to be all sand rather than compact dirt. Some of the trail was also surfaced with grass; more