Galloping Goose Trail (IA)

Iowa

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Galloping Goose Trail (IA) Facts

States: Iowa
Counties: Greene
Length: 0.5 miles
Trail end points: 1st Street and Grain elevators (Rippey)
Trail surfaces: Ballast, Dirt, Grass
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 6015647
Trail activities: Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking, Walking, Cross Country Skiing

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Galloping Goose Trail (IA) Description

The Galloping Goose Trail is so called for the nickname of the old railroad that once ran through the area and upon which the trail sits. As of 2012, about 0.5 mile of trail have been built northeast of the little community of Rippey. One day the trail will run for 9 miles southeast to the larger town of Perry. Along with the neighboring Raccoon River Valley Trail system, the Galloping Goose Trail will form part of a splendid network of Iowa trails.

Parking and Trail Access

There is no official parking for this trail. On-street parking is available in Rippey.

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