Distance: 51.3 miles
Route Type: Trail
Surface: Paved from Hiawatha to Center Point; Limestone from Center Point to LaPorte Citye; Paved from Laporte City to Evansdale
Evansdale, Iowa is connected to northern Cedar Rapids via the Cedar Valley Nature Trail, one of the nation’s very first rail trails. The 52 mile Cedar Valley Nature Trail connects Evansdale with Hiawatha and runs through several small towns. The trail’s surface is asphalt from Evansdale to McFarlane Park, just 2½ south of La Porte City. From the Park to Hiawatha, the trail’s surface is compacted limestone. The Cedar Valley Nature Trail runs through wetlands, forested land, and farmland. The Cedar Valley Nature Trail Connects the Linn County Metro area to Waterloo, IA.
For more information visit www.cedarvalleynaturetrail.com