Jefferson County Trails Council

The Trails of Jefferson County, Fairfield, IA

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Websites related to trails

The Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation has a list of Iowa trails, and more.
       (Click on [Explore] for a list of trails and maps).

American Trails, "The World's Largest Online Trails Resource".

Find trails in Iowa, as well as in other states, at, "Whose mission it is to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people.".

Central Iowa Bike Ride Organizations and Clubs website is here.

Details of off-road trails in Iowa from the Iowa Coalition of Off-Road Riders.

Iowa Tourism Office.  Click on "Trip ideas", "Get Inspired", and then "Biking".

The Iowa Bicycle Coalition.  According to their website, "Our Mission: The Iowa Bicycle Coalition builds partnerships, educates Iowans, and helps to establish safe and enjoyable bicycle transportation and recreation networks throughout Iowa."


Wapello County Trails Council created and coordinates a trail system that promotes health, recreation, and safety while maintaining the natural beauty of this historic area.

Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) has an Iowa Bicycle Map and much more. Look under "travel", then "Maps".

Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Look under "Hiking and Biking.", "Discover Iowa County Parks"

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. "Rails-to-Trails Conservancy transforms unused rail corridors into vibrant public places—ensuring a better future for America made possible by trails and the connections they inspire."

Van Buren County. Twelve Unique Villages located within Van Buren County in Southeast Iowa.

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