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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

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

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

Southwestern Iowa Hiking

  • 158 Miles 254 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 25 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 24 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 1 Difficult Trail Difficult Trails
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Trails in Southwestern Iowa - 48

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0.9 mi 1.4 km #1Riverside Trail
Easy
Coon Rapids, IA
Easy
Coon Rapids, IA
6.4 mi 10.3 km #2Lake Ahquabi Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Indianola, IA
Intermediate/Difficult
Indianola, IA
2.1 mi 3.4 km #3North Loop
Intermediate
West Des Moines, IA
Intermediate
West Des Moines, IA
2.1 mi 3.3 km #4Tallgrass Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Prairie City, IA
Easy/Intermediate
Prairie City, IA
4.2 mi 6.7 km #5Denmans Trail
Intermediate
Des Moines, IA
Intermediate
Des Moines, IA
1.7 mi 2.7 km #6Coal Miner's Daughter Trail
Intermediate
Indianola, IA
Intermediate
Indianola, IA
3.6 mi 5.7 km #7North Sycamore Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Johnston, IA
Easy/Intermediate
Johnston, IA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #8Miller's Landing Loop Trail
Easy
Omaha, NE
Easy
Omaha, NE
1.3 mi 2.1 km #9Volksmarch Trail
Intermediate
Prairie City, IA
Intermediate
Prairie City, IA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #10Savanna Trail
Intermediate
Prairie City, IA
Intermediate
Prairie City, IA

Photos of Southwestern Iowa - 35

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