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Some of the best trails in the Midwest

We have traveled to many popular bike trail destinations and always return thinking that our own... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
1204Kara
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Waterloo, Iowa
nature trail waterloo ia

great place to seek nature for a site of deer and other animals kids liked it and it is also a... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
mark52224
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Dysart, Iowa
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We have traveled to many popular bike trail destinations and always return thinking that our own trails are much better. More than 100 miles of paved trails to explore. The crimes on the trails in the last couple of years is disturbing and that keeps...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

great place to seek nature for a site of deer and other animals kids liked it and it is also a great place to ride bikes

Thank mark52224
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

The trails in the Cedar Valley are generally well kept up and safe. Because some areas are fairly secluded, I would recommend women always travel with a companion or two. Some areas are wooded and it is not uncommon to see deer. We are very...More

Thank Deb B
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Walking or riding a bike on the nature trail is splendid. The trails are clean and well marked. The trails go on and on.

1  Thank LINDA M
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Stopped by here to hike after the recent flooding. The ground was a bit saturated still, but I was still able to see a great amount of diversity in birds, and specifically waterfowl everywhere.

Thank Kevin d
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

We have walked the Cedar Valley Nature trail from Waterloo to Marion and it is just beautiful. There are some benches tucked along the trail now and then, but not at any predictable spacing. There are only a few places to park if you don't...More

Thank Kathy L
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is one of the most excellent biking/hiking trail systems in the state of Iowa. The trails connect the cities of Waterloo/Cedar Falls and Evansdale then you can go on to Cedar Rapids off of the trail in southeastern Waterloo. All paved and its open...More

Thank tjschell
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

The trail is very nice with great variety of plants and trees. The trail is in good condition and evidently well maintained.

Thank Yali L
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

We love to walk on this trail, goes for miles and miles and the scenery is awsome! Used by many in the community and very well maintained.

Thank Lwinn1968
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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Many types of trails, through parks downtown, by the river, around Lakes, close to restaurants.Can make a whole day of biking .There are plenty of maps paosted to help navigate your way around if you are not familiar with the trail system. Also other bicyclists...More

Thank Moor4us
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