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Over four miles of continuous singletrack rolls over the contours of the hills.


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Map Key

4.4

Miles

7.1

KM

Point to Point

1,269' 387 m

High

1,144' 349 m

Low

440' 134 m

Up

331' 101 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

15%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Wildlife

Family Friendly Kids who are used to longer hikes will enjoy all the trees and winding trail.

This is closed when trails are wet. The suggested day-use donation is $2 per hiker and can be contributed at the trailhead.

Description

At 4.5 miles, the Lost Creek Trail is one of the longest in the conservancy. It can be accessed from the Riverside Trail or 805 Spur, and the rolling terrain has similar amounts of climbing in either direction. There are no intersections through the middle, so navigating is simple and hikers can focus on enjoying the bench-cut singletrack as it winds through a very enjoyable forest setting. There are a couple of manageable creek crossings along the way that add to the fun.

This is a popular route with mountain bikers, so be alert as you hike.

Contacts

Land Manager: Whiterock Conservancy

Shared By:

Eric Ashley

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#84

in Iowa

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There's a new, freshly cut section of the Long Creek Trail that you've got to check out.
Apr 13, 2017 near Coon Ra…, IA

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