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Southwind Rail Trail

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A rail-trail running from Iola to Humboldt on a former railroad right-of-way.


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7.1

Miles

11.5

KM

100%

Runnable

1,002' 305 m

High

951' 290 m

Low

109' 33 m

Up

88' 27 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

2%

Max Grade (1°)

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Features Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Open dawn to dusk.

Description

This is a rail-trail that follows a former Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway line from Iola to Humboldt. At the north end, the trail connects to the southern end of the Prairie Spirit Trail. The surface is crushed limestone, about 12 feet wide. There is no cost to use this trail.

Flora & Fauna

Numerous wildflowers in season, as well as berries, fruits, and nuts. Wildlife includes deer, wild turkey, rabbits, squirrels, and abundant birds.

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Randy Rasa

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  5.0 from 1 vote

#2

in Iola

#3743

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#2

in Iola

#14

in Kansas

#3,743

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Runners cross the Elm Creek Bridge on the Southwind Rail Trail near Iola, Kansas.
Mar 10, 2015 near Iola, KS

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