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Iowa has a rich railroad history, which is remembered and celebrated with more than 800 miles of rail-trail throughout the state. In 1856, the first trains to ever cross the mighty Mississippi River entered Davenport, Iowa, ushering in a new wave of east-west travel across the burgeoning nation. Some of these amazing rail-trails are highlighted below along with other outstanding multi-use trails that showcase the beautiful terrain and welcoming communities of the state.
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