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Recommended Routes in Southwestern Iowa - 2

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Favorite This is a typical hill on the Comer Pocket Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Banner Lakes at Summerset State Park

5.3 mi 8.5 km 312' Up 95.02 m Up 312' Down 95.05 m Down

Indianola, IA
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Intermediate Intermediate

Browns Woods Interior Trails

2.9 mi 4.7 km 345' Up 105.16 m Up 365' Down 111.22 m Down

West De…, IA
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Southwestern Iowa Hiking

  • 221 Miles 355 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 23 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 36 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 1 Difficult Trail Difficult Trails
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Trails in Southwestern Iowa - 58

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0.9 mi 1.4 km #1Riverside Trail
Easy Easy
Coon Rapids, IA
Easy Easy
Coon Rapids, IA
6.4 mi 10.3 km #2Lake Ahquabi Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Indianola, IA
Intermediate Intermediate
Indianola, IA
25.8 mi 41.5 km #3High Trestle Trail
Easy Easy
Ankeny, IA
Easy Easy
Ankeny, IA
2.1 mi 3.4 km #4North Loop
Intermediate Intermediate
West Des Moines, IA
Intermediate Intermediate
West Des Moines, IA
2.1 mi 3.3 km #5Tallgrass Trail
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Prairie City, IA
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Prairie City, IA
4.2 mi 6.7 km #6Denmans Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Des Moines, IA
Intermediate Intermediate
Des Moines, IA
1.7 mi 2.7 km #7Coal Miner's Daughter Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Indianola, IA
Intermediate Intermediate
Indianola, IA
3.6 mi 5.7 km #8North Sycamore Trail
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Johnston, IA
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Johnston, IA
65.2 mi 104.9 km #9Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Tarkio, MO
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Tarkio, MO
0.6 mi 0.9 km #10Savanna Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Prairie City, IA
Intermediate Intermediate
Prairie City, IA

Photos of Southwestern Iowa - 35

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True to its namesake, tall grasses abound along the Tallgrass Trail.
Dec 12, 2016 near Prairie…, IA
The Basswood Trail's smooth tread and beautiful surroundings make for a wonderful experience in the woods.
Dec 12, 2016 near Prairie…, IA
A beautiful sunrise reflects off the water at Banner Lakes in Summerset State Park.
Jan 8, 2017 near Indianola, IA
This downhill section marks the widest spot on the trail.
Apr 2, 2017 near Indianola, IA
This is a typical hill on the Comer Pocket Trail.
Apr 2, 2017 near Indianola, IA
The reflection from the water was stunning.
Aug 16, 2017 near Prairie…, IA
Great bridges on this trail!
Aug 21, 2017 near Indianola, IA
A beautiful splash of color!
Aug 22, 2017 near Prairie…, IA

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