Tag Archives: 90 miles or more

Cedar Valley Trail System

Distance: 110+ miles Elevation: Unknown Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Paved, Unpaved Cities on Route: Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Hudson, Evansdale The Cedar Valley Trial system is run by the Cedar Trails Partnership and consists of over 110 miles of paved and unpaved trails, soft trails and emerging water trails. The system was named Iowa’s Outstanding Tourism […]

Des Moines Area Trails

Distance: 550+ miles Elevation: Unknown Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone Cities on Route: Des Moines The Des Moines Area Trails consist of over 550 miles cycling including 170 miles of on-street cycle paths, which include 89.5 miles of bike lanes and shared markings, 23.2 miles of paved shoulders and 58 miles […]

Lewis and Clark Route

Distance: 212.8 miles Cumulative climb: 3340 ft Route Surface: Road Cities: Omaha, Sioux City Download the KML file. Download the GPX file.  Iowa’s oldest trail (technically) is a route established in 1804 shortly after the Louisiana Purchase by famed explorers Meriwether Lewis & William Clark explored the western portion of the continent. The 212 mile Lewis & […]

Raccoon River Valley Trail


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 […]