Tag Archives: North East

Wapsi Great Western Trail

Distance: 13.4 miles Elevation: 128′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Asphalt, Crushed Stone Cities on Route: Elma, Riceville Picturesque northern Iowa is the setting for the Wapsi-Great Western Line Trail, a rail trail that winds through rural countryside and featuring less than a mile of shared roadway. Riders will experience five biospheres on this route […]

Trout Run Trail

Distance: 10.9 miles Elevation: 498′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Concrete Cities on Route: Decorah The Trout Run Trail, an 11 mile loop trail around Decorah, Iowa, is one of the most fun recreational trails you’ll experience in Iowa and part of the reason is Decorah itself. Nestled among rolling hills in the beautiful Oneota […]

Prairie Farmer Recreational Trail

Distance: 19.1 miles Elevation: 394′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Asphalt Cities on Route: Cresco, Ridgeway, Conover, Calmar Spanning 19 miles from Cresco to Calmar, the Prairie Farmer Recreational Trail passes through some lovely Iowa farmland as well as the small communities of Conover and Ridgeway. A former Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad […]

Charles Western Recreational Trailway

Distance: 3.5 miles Elevation: 115′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Asphalt Cities on Route: Charles City Charles City was originally a Winnebago Indian village but is today known as America’s Home Town. Featuring  a farmer’s market and multiple water sport activities right in the heart of the city along with the Charles Western Recreational Trail. […]