Martin Luther King Jr. Trail

Iowa

Martin Luther King Jr. Trail Facts

States: Iowa
Counties: Polk
Length: 2.3 miles
Trail end points: Meredith Trail at MLK Jr. Parkway and SW 16th Street and MLK Jr. Parkway and SE 15th Street
Trail surfaces: Asphalt
Trail category: Greenway/Non-RT
ID: 9364260
Trail activites: Bike, Walking

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Martin Luther King Jr. Trail Description

The Martin Luther King Jr Trailway tears off from the Meredith Trail and heads west along the MLK Jr Parkway in Des Moines, Iowa. The Meredith circles back and meets the MLK Jr trail at SE 15th Street. The trail is accessible from the nearby residential communities. It is paved and gently graded, and open to non-motorized use.

Parking and Trail Access

If coming from the Meredith trail, you could park at Gray’s Lake Park (2101 Fleur Drive) and connect to the MLK Jr Trail at MLK Jr Parkway and SW 16th Street. 

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