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Tunnels & Bridges are encountered on many trails.
Tunnels & Bridges are encountered on many trails.
Historic train depots are found along many linear trails, Cedar Valley Nature Trail, Center Point
Trail surfaces are generally either crushed limestone or hard-surfaced - Cedar Valley Trail, Linn Co
Biking on the Cedar Valley Nature Trail, Linn County

With hundreds of miles of trails, the internationally recognized summer RAGBRAI event, and the scenic Iowa countryside to traverse - what better state than here to get out and pedal your way to a healthy lifestyle! Iowa's county conservation boards manage 46 limestone-surfaced trails, 53 hard-surfaced trails and 42 trails recognized for mountain biking! Stay won't be long until you find many of them listed on this website - in the meantime, you can find a more complete listing of trails in Iowa at the site offered by the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation.

The Iowa Department of Transportation maintains a great web page with all sorts of maps and links to additional biking information in Iowa.

Additionally, the Iowa Bicycle Coalition provides safety tips and promotes Iowa cycling as safe & enjoyable recreation AND transportation. 

We look forward to seeing you biking through one of your local county parks soon!

Find a location to join in on the fun!

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» Cedar Valley Nature Trail - Linn County
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» Redfield Depot - Dallas County
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» Rock Creek Marina & Campground - Clinton County
» Easter Lake Park - Polk County
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» Grammer Grove Wildlife Area - Marshall County
» Sister' Prairie Trail - Cerro Gordo County
» Great Western Trail - Polk County
» Skunk River Greenbelt - Story County
» Great Western Trail - Warren County
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» Squaw Creek Park - Linn County
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» Summerset Trail - Warren County
» Hazel Brush Wildlife Area - Carroll County
» Swan Lake State Park - Carroll County
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» Linn Creek Recreational Trail - Marshall County
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» Little Sioux Park - Woodbury County
» Yellow Smoke Park - Crawford County
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