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Wapsi Great Western Trail

The Wapsi-Great Western Line (WGWL) Trail is an 18.5 mile asphalt hiking and biking trail located in northern Iowa.  The majority of the trail runs on abandoned railroad beds and winds through rural countryside, with less than one mile on shared roadway.  You will traverse through five biospheres:  prairie, wetland, farmland, marsh and woodlands.  You […]

Volksweg Trail

Volksweg is a Dutch word meaning “people’s path,” and this unique 14 miles asphalt trail serves as a path connecting the picturesque city of Pella to the recreation areas of Lake Red Rock. The section of trail linking Pella to the lake is parallel to, but separate from, the county road. After reaching Howell Station […]

Trout Run Trail

Trout Run Trail is an 11 mile asphalt surface loop around Decorah, providing access to many of the area’s natural treasures and views of beautiful Iowa countryside. Although there are many places to hop on the trail, one of the best is the Decorah Fish Hatchery. The hatchery rears approximately 150,000 trout each year. Visitors […]

Three Rivers Trail

The Three Rivers Trail is a 33 mile limestone trail that travels along the West Fork of the Des Moines River. It crosses the Boone River and the East Fork of the Des Moines River. The historic trail has a lot to offer visitors; from miles of uninterrupted woodlands and marshes to river valleys and […]

T-Bone Trail

The T-Bone Trail is a 21 mile trail with an asphalt surface in Audubon County and into Cass County, running through farmland and timber in the valley of the Nishnabotna River. The trail runs through the countryside along Highway 71, beginning at the Albert the Bull Park in Audubon and continues by Hamlin, Exira and Brayton under […]