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Summerset Trail

Distance: 11 miles Elevation: Unknown Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Asphalt Cities on Route: Indianola, Carlisle A peaceful ride through wide open spaces, shady tree lined corridors and wetland river bottom, the Summerset Trail winds from Carlisle to Indianola. These two communities are very welcoming to trail users, providing helpful signs and directions to local […]

Storm Lake Trail

Distance: 4.9 miles Elevation: 107′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Concrete Cities on Route: Storm Lake Nearly five miles following the north shore of Storm Lake, this trail features a network of pathways, low traffic streets and an overall safe, pleasant recreational area for cyclists, runners and walkers. On the east end of Storm Lake, […]

Solon Trail

Distance: 10 miles Elevation: 252′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Crushed Stone Cities on Route: Solon With a 10 mile distance out and back, the Solon-Lake Macbride Recreation Trail includes scenery all along Lake Macbride as well as the quaint town of Solon. The west end of the trail begins in Lake Macbride State Park […]

Siouxland Trails

Distance: 12+ miles Elevation: Unknown Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Asphalt, Concrete Cities on Route: Sioux City The Sioux City River Trail System links four trails in the Sioux City Area and spans for over 12 miles. Featuring spectacular views of the area’s rivers, the River’s Edge Gateway 2000 Trail begins at Riverside Park, which […]

Sauk Rail Trail

Distance: 34.5 miles Elevation: 593′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Asphalt, Concrete Cities on Route: Breda, Carroll Capped at each end by a state park, the 33 mile paved Sauk Rail Trail is one of the top rated trails in Iowa. The north end begins in Lake View and includes a unique arch made of […]

Sac and Fox Trail

Distance: 7.4 miles Elevation: 111′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Concrete, Crushed Stone Cities on Route: Cedar Rapids A beautiful trek along the Cedar River and Indian Creek, the Sac and Fox Trail is just over 7 miles of mostly level, primarily crushed limestone surface. This trail is popular with cyclists as well as cross […]

Rolling Prairie Trail

Distance: 32.7 miles Elevation: 263′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Asphalt, Crushed Stone Cities on Route: Allison, Clarksville, Shell Rock Traveling through quintessential prairie land in the Iowa counties of Franklin, Butler, Bremer and Fayette, the Rolling Prairie Tri-County Trail System connects several small towns and two state parks. Featuring a natural canopy of mature […]

Rock Creek Recreational Trail

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Distance: 18.3 miles Elevation: 832′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Concrete Cities on Route: Grinnell A fully paved 18 mile ride that leads to Rock Creek State Park via downtown Grinnell, Iowa, the Rock Creek Recreational Trail boasts low traffic, low climbs as well as beautiful scenery. Get an early start with your favorite hot […]

Clear Lake and Mason City Trails

Distance: 13 miles Elevation: Unknown Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Concrete, Crushed Stone Cities on Route: Clear Lake, Mason City The Clear Lake and Mason City Trails include the 7.5 mile Trolley Trail plus three trails in and around Mason City. The Trolley Trail, with trail heads in Clear Lake and Mason City, is mostly rural […]

Raccoon River Valley Trail

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Distance: 92.8 miles Elevation: 1,624′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Asphalt, Concrete Cities on Route: Clive, Jefferson, Waukee, Adel, Redfield, Linden, Panora, Perry, Minburn, Yale The ultimate Iowa experience on a bike, the Racoon River Valley Trail is a 90 plus mile span with a 72 mile interior loop, consisting of woodland vistas, prairie landscapes, thriving […]