T-Bone Recreational Trail- I80/71 Trail Head

I80/71 Trail Head
I80/71 Trail Head
Heading south from trail head

The T-Bone Recreation Trail runs from the city of Audubon into Cass County.  The trail totals 21 miles.  Five of these miles are located in Cass County.   The trail is hard surface making it great for biking, walking, running, and rollerblading.   The T-Bone Trail is a former railroad right of way; purchased with the help of the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation.  It is named for the T-Bone event that originated in the 1950s in Audubon when the farmers all loaded up their cattle on to a train and rode with them to market in Chicago.


The trail head here is located between Boston Rd and the motel. It is also South of Exit 60 on I80, this is also the Hwy 71 exit. 
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 The T-Bone Recreational trail is a multi-use recreation trail spanning five miles in Cass County, continuing north in to Audubon County.  The trail is eight feet wide and a shelter with picnic table is located here.

Operating Hours & Seasons

The trail is open year-round, but snow usually is not removed.


The trail is closed to motor vehicles and horses.

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