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Recommended Routes in Southwestern Iowa - 5

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Favorite Double black diamond bridge.
Difficult

Lewis and Clark Monument Trail

4.3 mi 6.9 km 566' Up 172.65 m Up 568' Down 172.98 m Down

Council…, IA
Favorite Finding flow!!
Intermediate/Difficult

Banner Lakes

5.9 mi 9.5 km 290' Up 88.41 m Up 290' Down 88.42 m Down

Indianola, IA
Favorite Flow on Hillside Trail
Intermediate

Center Trails Loop

5.8 mi 9.3 km 477' Up 145.46 m Up 477' Down 145.27 m Down

West De…, IA
Favorite fall riding
Easy/Intermediate

Sycamore Trail

15.4 mi 24.8 km 878' Up 267.7 m Up 878' Down 267.75 m Down

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

Grandview Park

1.6 mi 2.6 km 154' Up 47 m Up 163' Down 49.57 m Down

Des Moines, IA

Southwestern Iowa Biking

  • 221 Miles 355 Kilometers of Trail
  • 5 Recommended Routes
  • 40 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 24 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 6 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Southwestern Iowa - 65

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1Pond Hopper Trail
Intermediate
Coon Rapids, IA
Intermediate
Coon Rapids, IA
0.1 mi 0.2 km #2BOM
Difficult
Council Bluffs, IA
Difficult
Council Bluffs, IA
0.0 mi 0.1 km #3PBJ
Difficult
Council Bluffs, IA
Difficult
Council Bluffs, IA
65.2 mi 104.9 km #4Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Tarkio, MO
Easy/Intermediate
Tarkio, MO
0.6 mi 1.0 km #5Advanced Loop
Difficult
Des Moines, IA
Difficult
Des Moines, IA
0.3 mi 0.6 km #6Trail C
Easy
Des Moines, IA
Easy
Des Moines, IA
1.2 mi 1.9 km #7Bobcat Trail
Intermediate
Coon Rapids, IA
Intermediate
Coon Rapids, IA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #8Trail A
Intermediate
Des Moines, IA
Intermediate
Des Moines, IA
0.0 mi 0.1 km #9FnA
Difficult
Council Bluffs, IA
Difficult
Council Bluffs, IA
0.1 mi 0.1 km #10Agro Crag
Difficult
Council Bluffs, IA
Difficult
Council Bluffs, IA

Photos of Southwestern Iowa - 142

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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
Finding a gem of a trail in Iowa.
May 29, 2021 near Council…, 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
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