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Address: Jefferson, Iowa, Redfield, IA 50129

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Awesome first time ride!

I've been wanting to ride this trail for a couple years and finally got it done! It won't be the last since we were only able to ride one day for about 35 miles from Dallas Center... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
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Iowa
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I've been wanting to ride this trail for a couple years and finally got it done! It won't be the last since we were only able to ride one day for about 35 miles from Dallas Center to Panora. What a beautiful ride on a perfect day with my husband and daughter. I loved Harvey's restaurant in Redfield, that place... More 

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I0wa
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Nice trail! Enjoyed the shady areas. Rode from Panora to Redfield and back. Will return soon, I am sure.........,.,,.,,

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Roscommon, Michigan
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49 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 April 2016

We are beginner cyclist and we rode 12 miles of the trail. The trail is. Mostly flat with a few graded hills through farm country on the section we completed. The whole trail makes a 72 mile loop. You do need to have a trail pass so make sure you get one. We were stopped along the way and they... More 

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Eagan, Mn
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113 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

This takes you through about 15 small towns in Iowa, each with its own charm. There were several trailheads. We spent a week in Panora, Iowa, and set out each day to ride about 24 miles round trip. Much of the trail is concrete and goes through lots of varied scenery--many fields, some trees, and really nice rest stops along... More 

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Iowa
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2014

We drove to the trailhead at Jefferson, Iowa. It was a week day in the fall so the depot itself wasn't open. The restroom was, though and we changed into our biking clothes there. We rode the trail into Clive and stayed at a motel there. The trail is really a beautiful view of the Iowa farm landscape. It is... More 

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Walton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014

we rode bikes and loved the scenery. Many people were walking the trail too. there are many places to enter the trail where ever you are visiting. Just a nice time.

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Thank 903dawn
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 April 2014

The paved 72 mile loop bike trail is a great opportunity for groups/families to ride without worrying about traffic or hills. The day we rode was very windy. It would be a good idea to take the wind into account in planning a ride here. The High Trestle Bridge was a great treat at night and shouldn't be missed.

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Thank Jimbiker
Stuart, Iowa
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2013

All railroad grade, so no knee popping hills. Ice cream shops and restaurants and bars at convenient intervals. Beautiful scenery. Loop now available through Dallas Center and Perry.

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Niagara Falls
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146 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2012

Great for walking and birding. Nice quiet spot close to town.

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Panora, Iowa
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2012

If you enjoy riding your bike, you'll enjoy this trail. Will take you several miles through wooded and open farmland in Iowa. Love this trail!!

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