Harry Cook Nature Trail

Iowa

Harry Cook Nature Trail Facts

States: Iowa
Counties: Mitchell
Length: 2 miles
Trail end points: Lime Kiln Rd. and Park St. and Osage Spring Park on Spring Park Rd.
Trail surfaces: Crushed Stone
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 6015621
Trail activities: Bike, Fishing, Mountain Biking, Walking, Cross Country Skiing

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Harry Cook Nature Trail Description

The Harry Cook Nature Trail runs for 2 miles from the edge of the small city of Osage, Iowa to the city's public Spring Park. The trail, which opened in the early 1990s, occupies the bed of an abandoned railroad corridor and winds through dense tree cover. For most of its route, the trail runs adjacent to Cedar River. Bring your fishing gear and good luck and you might catch walleye, channel catfish or smallmouth bass.

Parking and Trail Access

Parking can be found at Spring Park at the western end of the Harry Cook Nature Trail. The park has a large picnic area and bathrooms, as well as a primitive camping area.

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