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110 mi 177 km of trail 5 Rides

Easy Trails 26 Trails Intermediate Trails 21 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails
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Rides in Southwestern Iowa - 5

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Favorite Double black diamond bridge.
Difficult

Lewis and Clark Monument Trail

4.4 mi 7.1 km • Loop • 520 ft Ascent 158.4 m Ascent

(36) Council…, IA
Favorite Extra Credit is the last dance before the parking lot.
Difficult

Banner Lakes

5.6 mi 8.9 km • Loop • 365 ft Ascent 111.34 m Ascent

(13) Indianola, IA
Favorite Hillside Trail
Intermediate

Center Trails Loop

5.8 mi 9.3 km • Loop • 477 ft Ascent 145.46 m Ascent

(16) West De…, IA
Favorite fall riding
Easy/Intermediate

Sycamore Trail

15.4 mi 24.8 km • Loop • 878 ft Ascent 267.7 m Ascent

(8) Johnston, IA
Favorite Gives an idea of the track and terrain.
Intermediate

Grandview Park

1.6 mi 2.6 km • Loop • 154 ft Ascent 47 m Ascent

(3) Des Moines, IA

Trails in Southwestern Iowa - 45

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3.0 mi 4.9 km #1Big Dipper
Intermediate/Difficult
Coon Rapids, IA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.0 mi 4.9 km Coon Rapids, IA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #2Advanced Loop
Difficult
Des Moines, IA
Difficult
0.6 mi 1.0 km Des Moines, IA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #3Pond Hopper Trail
Intermediate
Coon Rapids, IA
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Coon Rapids, IA
1.9 mi 3.1 km #4Little Dipper
Easy
Coon Rapids, IA
Easy
1.9 mi 3.1 km Coon Rapids, IA
0.3 mi 0.6 km #5Trail C
Easy
Des Moines, IA
Easy
0.3 mi 0.6 km Des Moines, IA
1.2 mi 1.9 km #6Bobcat Trail
Intermediate
Coon Rapids, IA
Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Coon Rapids, IA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #7Trail A
Intermediate
Des Moines, IA
Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.6 km Des Moines, IA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #8Sunrise Trail
Intermediate
Coon Rapids, IA
Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km Coon Rapids, IA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #9Trail 2
Easy
Des Moines, IA
Easy
0.6 mi 0.9 km Des Moines, IA
0.5 mi 0.7 km #10Trail 3
Easy
Des Moines, IA
Easy
0.5 mi 0.7 km Des Moines, IA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #11Trail 4
Easy
Des Moines, IA
Easy
0.4 mi 0.6 km Des Moines, IA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #12Shooting Star Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Coon Rapids, IA
Intermediate/Difficult
0.9 mi 1.5 km Coon Rapids, IA
4.2 mi 6.7 km #13Denman's Woods
Easy/Intermediate
West Des Moines, IA
Easy/Intermediate
4.2 mi 6.7 km West Des Moines, IA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #14Trail 1
Intermediate
Des Moines, IA
Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Des Moines, IA
0.7 mi 1.2 km #15Corner Pocket
Difficult
Indianola, IA
Difficult
0.7 mi 1.2 km Indianola, IA
0.4 mi 0.7 km #16Extra Credit
Difficult
Indianola, IA
Difficult
0.4 mi 0.7 km Indianola, IA
4.4 mi 7.1 km #17Long Creek Trail
Intermediate
Coon Rapids, IA
Intermediate
4.4 mi 7.1 km Coon Rapids, IA
1.8 mi 2.8 km #18Rollercoaster
Intermediate
West Des Moines, IA
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.8 km West Des Moines, IA
2.2 mi 3.6 km #19Hillside
Intermediate
West Des Moines, IA
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.6 km West Des Moines, IA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #20Riverside Trail
Easy
Coon Rapids, IA
Easy
0.9 mi 1.4 km Coon Rapids, IA

Photos of Southwestern Iowa - 122

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Bermed Turn on Shooting Star Trail
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Photo: Greg Mazu
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Rider: Brain Vaughan 
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Singletracktrails.com
May 27, 2016 near Coon Ra…, IA
There's no time to enjoy the Riverside Trail's wildflowers as this determined rider races the Liberty Bell Cup 2016.
Feb 9, 2017 near Coon Ra…, IA
A pair of riders ascends the Riverside Trail in earnest at the 2016 Liberty Bell Cup.
Feb 9, 2017 near Coon Ra…, IA
Dipper Trail, Whiterock Conservancy, Coon Rapid, IA
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Photo Credit Greg Mazu, Rider Ryan Steele
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Singletracktrails.com
May 27, 2016 near Coon Ra…, IA
A rider finds air on the Long Creek Trail (taken shortly after construction).
Feb 9, 2017 near Coon Ra…, IA
Bobcat Trail, Whiterock Conservancy, Coon Rapids, IA
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Photo Credit: Greg Mazu
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Riders: James Flatten, Aaron Cholewa
May 27, 2016 near Coon Ra…, IA
Sunrise Trail, Coon Rapids, IA
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Photo Credit: Greg Mazu
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Riders: James Flatten, Stephan Adams
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Singletracktrails.com
May 27, 2016 near Coon Ra…, IA
Pond Hoper Trail, Whiterock Conservancy
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Photo Credit: Greg Mazu, Rider Aaron Cholewa
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Singletracktrails.com
May 27, 2016 near Coon Ra…, IA