Tag Archives: South East

Ottumwa Trail System

Distance: 15 miles Elevation: 184′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Asphalt Cities on Route: Ottumwa Providing an ultra-scenic north-south route that takes advantage of the picturesque Des Moines River, the Ottumawa Trail System is full of activities, sights and scenery. Don’t miss Gray Eagle Wildlife Preserve at the southern end of the trail, where parking […]

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 […]

Mississippi Riverfront Trail

Distance: 11.6 miles Elevation: 120′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Asphalt, Concrete Cities on Route: Davenport, Bettendorf Featuring two of the Quad Cities, Bettendorf and Davenport, the Mississippi Riverfront Trail stays true to its name and follows the banks of the Mississippi River as it winds through Davenport’s Centennial Park, through Modern Woodmen Park, home […]

Kewash Nature Trail

Distance: 13.8 miles Elevation: 153′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Concrete If you combine the cities this trail begins and ends in, Keota and Washington, you get the name; the Kewash Nature Trail. This 14 mile trail through beautiful prairie lands and wooded scenery has plenty to see. Keep an eye out for wild blackberries […]

Jefferson County Trail System

Distance: 16.2 miles Elevation: 538′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone Cities on Route: Fairfield Forming a 16 mile loop trail around Fairfield, Iowa and connecting two major forest preserves plus city and county parks, the Jefferson County Trail System fondly calls this the “emerald necklace”. An ever changing landscape of wooded […]

Iowa River Corridor Trail

Distance: 14 miles Elevation: Unknown Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Asphalt, Concrete Cities on Route: Iowa City, Coralville, North Liberty The Iowa River Corridor Trail spans almost 14 miles of beautiful rolling countryside while visiting Iowa City, Coralville and North Liberty along the way. Featuring beautiful river views and scenic city parks, this multi-use trail […]

Hoover Nature Trail

Distance: 5.7 miles Elevation: 124′ Route Type: Trail Surface Type: Concrete Cities on Route: Cedar Rapids, Ely, Oasis, West Branch The Hoover Nature Trail is a shared-use trail with sections in different stages of development. The most complete sections include those near Ely, West Branch, Nichols, Columbus Junction and Morning Sun. The Hoover Nature Trail […]