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274 mi 441 km of trail 11 Runs

Easy Trails 137 Trails Intermediate Trails 48 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails
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Runs in Iowa - 11

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Favorite Leaf peeping with my pup at Backbone State Park
Intermediate

Backbone Lake Loop

6.4 mi 10.3 km • Loop • 490 ft Ascent 149.41 m Ascent

(6) Strawbe…, IA
Favorite 2018 100k male champion Michael Borst of La Crosse, Wisconsin floating across the Cattesse Trail
Difficult

Mines of Spain 100 (MoS100)

21.2 mi 34.1 km • Loop • 2,597 ft Ascent 791.44 m Ascent

(2) Dubuque, IA
Favorite View from the top of Effigy Mounds Monument.
Intermediate

Effigy Mounds North Unit - Hanging Rock

6.5 mi 10.5 km • Out and Back • 890 ft Ascent 271.14 m Ascent

(8) McGregor, IA
Favorite This is a typical hill on the Comer Pocket Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Banner Lakes at Summerset State Park

5.3 mi 8.5 km • Loop • 312 ft Ascent 95.02 m Ascent

(4) Indianola, IA
Favorite The spillway.
Intermediate

McBride Nature Recreation Loop

4.5 mi 7.3 km • Loop • 535 ft Ascent 163.04 m Ascent

(8) North L…, IA
Favorite North Shore Trail along Lake MacBride.
Intermediate

Solon to MacBride Beach

7.8 mi 12.5 km • Point to Point • 724 ft Ascent 220.7 m Ascent

(2) Solon, IA
Favorite Singletrack running alongside Clear Creek.
Easy/Intermediate

Ashton/Clear Creek Natural Surface

4.2 mi 6.7 km • Loop • 257 ft Ascent 78.47 m Ascent

(2) Coralville, IA
Favorite A sea of blue at the trailhead of the Schuetzen Park Wanderweg.
Intermediate/Difficult

Schuetzen Park Wanderweg

1.0 mi 1.6 km • Loop • 86 ft Ascent 26.12 m Ascent

(2) Davenport, IA
Favorite Water crossing
Intermediate

Pine lake

2.7 mi 4.3 km • Loop • 356 ft Ascent 108.65 m Ascent

(1) Eldora, IA
Favorite No Photos
Easy/Intermediate

Browns Woods Interior Trails

2.9 mi 4.7 km • Loop • 345 ft Ascent 105.16 m Ascent

(6) West De…, IA
Favorite Coming down the old stone steps headed north on Cedar Cliff Trail
Intermediate

Palisades Loop

2.9 mi 4.6 km • Loop • 396 ft Ascent 120.55 m Ascent

(2) Mount V…, IA

Trails in Iowa - 177

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0.9 mi 1.5 km #1Mount Hosmer Drive
Intermediate
Waukon, IA
Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km Waukon, IA
0.2 mi 0.3 km #2Dogwood Hill
Intermediate
Iowa City, IA
Intermediate
0.2 mi 0.3 km Iowa City, IA
3.4 mi 5.4 km #3Saddle Loop Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
McGregor, IA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.4 mi 5.4 km McGregor, IA
2.9 mi 4.7 km #4MHI Trail
Intermediate
Cherokee, IA
Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.7 km Cherokee, IA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #5Forester's Trail
Intermediate
McGregor, IA
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km McGregor, IA
3.9 mi 6.2 km #6Pony Hollow Trail
Easy
Elkader, IA
Easy
3.9 mi 6.2 km Elkader, IA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #7Lookout Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Waukon, IA
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 0.9 km Waukon, IA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #8Koser Spring Lake Park Trail
Easy
Cherokee, IA
Easy
1.3 mi 2.1 km Cherokee, IA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #9Riverside Trail
Easy
Coon Rapids, IA
Easy
0.9 mi 1.4 km Coon Rapids, IA
0.1 mi 0.1 km #10Strong Point Trail
Intermediate
Waukon, IA
Intermediate
0.1 mi 0.1 km Waukon, IA
2.3 mi 3.7 km #11Heritage Trail- Belmond
Easy
Belmond, IA
Easy
2.3 mi 3.7 km Belmond, IA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #12Big Burn Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Waukon, IA
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km Waukon, IA
0.1 mi 0.2 km #13Beck Point Trail
Intermediate
Waukon, IA
Intermediate
0.1 mi 0.2 km Waukon, IA
0.4 mi 0.7 km #14Pool Road Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Waukon, IA
Easy/Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.7 km Waukon, IA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #15Woodland Trail Spur 2
Intermediate
Elkader, IA
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Elkader, IA
0.8 mi 1.4 km #16Backbone Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Strawberry Point, IA
Easy/Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.4 km Strawberry Point, IA
6.4 mi 10.3 km #17Lake Ahquabi Trail
Intermediate
Indianola, IA
Intermediate
6.4 mi 10.3 km Indianola, IA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #18Bluff Trail
Difficult
McGregor, IA
Difficult
1.6 mi 2.6 km McGregor, IA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #19Effigy Mounds South Unit
Intermediate/Difficult
McGregor, IA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.8 mi 2.9 km McGregor, IA
0.2 mi 0.4 km #20Ledges Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Boone, IA
Easy/Intermediate
0.2 mi 0.4 km Boone, IA

Photos of Iowa - 191

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2018 100k male champion Michael Borst of La Crosse, Wisconsin floating across the Cattesse Trail
Apr 8, 2019 near Dubuque, IA
The Julian Dubuque Monument and lookout point.
Oct 17, 2016 near Dubuque, IA
Some of the flora and fungi along the side of the trail in the fall.
Oct 17, 2016 near Dubuque, IA
This is a typical hill on the Comer Pocket Trail.
Apr 2, 2017 near Indianola, IA
The Basswood Trail's smooth tread and beautiful surroundings make for a wonderful experience in the woods.
Dec 12, 2016 near Prairie…, IA
In a state with mostly flat ground and corn fields, Ledges State Park is like a little piece of Iowa heaven.
Dec 19, 2015 near Boone, IA
The colors of fall in the Ledges State Park are absolutely gorgeous. Definitely a great fall hike.
Dec 19, 2015 near Boone, IA
True to its namesake, tall grasses abound along the Tallgrass Trail.
Dec 12, 2016 near Prairie…, IA

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