Central Park

Trails & Hiking at Central Park

Trails at Central Park
Trails at Central Park
Trail wildflower
Trail bridge
Wildflower Path by Dam

Central Park has many trails to enjoy on your next visit.  You will be able to see an abundance of wildlife, trees, grasses and beauty along the various paths. 



Central Park is located at 12515 Central Park Road, Center Junction, IA 52212.  The trails are throughout the park. 


Central Park Trail Map with Closures


The trails are throughout the park with varied routes to include some hills, meandering paths, shade from the sun and views of natural beauty.

The new StoryWalk® Trail at Central Park begins at the Frankfurt Forest entrance in the Central Park modern campground area.  As you follow the StoryWalk® Trail read each page from a storybook and participate in fun interactive prompts.  This trail is a family friendly activity.

A few trails at Central Park are currently closed - workers actively are working to clean up. Thank you for your patience.



Central Park is open 4:30 am - 10:30 pm  (Visitors not staying at the park need to leave by 10:30 pm)

Park Quiet hours are 9 pm - 8 am


The trails are not maintained during the winter months.  The park closes for camping October 15 and reopens on April 15 (weather permitting) each year.