Tag Archives: 1-10 miles

Praeri Rail Trail

Distance: 9.5 miles Elevation: 108′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass Cities on Route: Roland, McCallsburg, Zearing A former railroad right-of-way between Zearing and Roland, the Praeri Rail Trail is a challenging track with a crushed limestone surface over portions of the trail as well as sections that are grass and dirt. […]

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 […]

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 […]

North Ridge Trail

Distance: 5.6 miles Elevation: 206′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Asphalt, Concrete Cities on Route: Coralville, North Liberty Home to over 20 miles of trails,  this area is a cyclist’s destination that isn’t to be missed when exploring Iowa. Featured among the trails is the North Ridge Trail, opened in North Liberty 1998 and connected […]

Linn Creek Greenbelt Parkway

Distance: 8.1 miles Elevation: 54′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Asphalt Cities on Route: Marshalltown Beloved by the residents of Marshalltown, the Linn Creek Recreational Trail runs right through the heart of the city but never more than shouting distance from Linn Creek or the Iowa River. The trail offers a diverse landscapes that includes […]

Le Mars Recreational Trail

Distance: 6.9 miles Elevation: 120′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Concrete Cities on Route: Le Mars Le Mars is known as the ice cream capital of the world, which in our book makes it worth a visit anyway. Add in the scenic beauty of the 9 mile Le Mars Recreation Trail and you have a splendid weekend away. […]

Lamoni Recreational Trail

Distance: 5.6 miles Elevation: Unknown Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Concrete Cities on Route: Lamoni It’s convenient to hop on the Lamoni Rail-Trail right from the Iowa Gateway Welcome Center, located on Exit 4 on Interstate 35. From there, riders will tour downtown Lamoni and continue to the north and west through the Iowa countryside […]

Lake Manawa Trail

Distance: 6 miles Elevation: Unknown Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Asphalt Cities on Route: Council Bluffs Following the city’s industrial core along US 275 in Council Bluffs, the Lake Manawa Trail links Manawa State Park on its journey around the lake. The eastern trail head begins at the Iowa West Foundation Trailhead Park along with […]

Jordan Creek Trail

Distance: 15.5 miles Elevation: Unknown Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Concrete Cities on Route: West Des Moines West Des Moines is home to Jodan Creek and the Jordan Creek Trail, which traverses 15.5 miles along large sections of the creek. Riders can look forward to enjoying open expanses as well as wooded areas with many […]