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132 mi 212 km of trail 9 Runs

Easy Trails 79 Trails Intermediate Trails 42 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails
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Runs in Eastern Iowa - 9

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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 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 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 Eastern Iowa - 115

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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
1.8 mi 2.9 km #4Forester's Trail
Intermediate
McGregor, IA
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km McGregor, IA
3.9 mi 6.2 km #5Pony Hollow Trail
Easy
Elkader, IA
Easy
3.9 mi 6.2 km Elkader, IA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #6Lookout Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Waukon, IA
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 0.9 km Waukon, IA
0.1 mi 0.1 km #7Strong Point Trail
Intermediate
Waukon, IA
Intermediate
0.1 mi 0.1 km Waukon, IA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #8Big Burn Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Waukon, IA
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km Waukon, IA
0.1 mi 0.2 km #9Beck Point Trail
Intermediate
Waukon, IA
Intermediate
0.1 mi 0.2 km Waukon, IA
0.4 mi 0.7 km #10Pool Road Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Waukon, IA
Easy/Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.7 km Waukon, IA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #11Woodland Trail Spur 2
Intermediate
Elkader, IA
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Elkader, IA
0.8 mi 1.4 km #12Backbone Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Strawberry Point, IA
Easy/Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.4 km Strawberry Point, IA
1.6 mi 2.5 km #13South System Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Hampton, IL
Easy/Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.5 km Hampton, IL
0.4 mi 0.6 km #14North System Descent
Intermediate
Hampton, IL
Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.6 km Hampton, IL
0.3 mi 0.4 km #15South System Descent
Intermediate
Hampton, IL
Intermediate
0.3 mi 0.4 km Hampton, IL
1.6 mi 2.6 km #16Bluff Trail
Difficult
McGregor, IA
Difficult
1.6 mi 2.6 km McGregor, IA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #17Effigy Mounds South Unit
Intermediate/Difficult
McGregor, IA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.8 mi 2.9 km McGregor, IA
2.9 mi 4.6 km #18Brown's Hollow Trail
Intermediate
McGregor, IA
Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.6 km McGregor, IA
2.4 mi 3.9 km #19Paint Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
McGregor, IA
Easy/Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.9 km McGregor, IA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #20Hawk Ravine Nature Trail
Difficult
North Liberty, IA
Difficult
0.3 mi 0.5 km North Liberty, IA

Photos of Eastern Iowa - 163

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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
Switchbacks a the end of the North Loop decent.
Jul 19, 2019 near Hampton, IL
Deep ravine scenery on the South Loop at Illiniwek.
Jul 19, 2019 near Hampton, IL
A sea of blue at the trailhead of the Schuetzen Park Wanderweg.
Mar 4, 2019 near Davenport, IA
Leaf peeping with my pup at Backbone State Park
Nov 6, 2019 near Strawbe…, IA
Runners crossing a bridge on the Sauk Fox trail during the 2018 Mines of Spain 100
Apr 8, 2019 near Dubuque, IA

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