Distinctly Different


  • Iowa River Trail

    Phone: 641-752-5490


    (being developed)
    34 miles. Marshalltown to Steamboat Rock.
    This trail has 28 bridges and crosses the Iowa River. Pass through grasslands, wetlands, lowland forests and a river bottom. Walk, bike or jog the undisturbed beauty of Iowa.

  • Linn Creek Greenbelt Parkway

    Phone: 641-754-5715


    This hard-surfaced linear trail with several loops. Trailheads are Riverview Park, Peterson Park, Judge Park, Nicholson Ford Woodland/Wetland/Iowa River, Lennox Park and Mega 10.
    The Linn Creek trail is a segment of the following trails.

    American Discovery Trail
    Stretching across more than 6,800 miles and 15 states, the ADT is the only coast-to-coast, non-motorized recreational trail linking communities, cities, parks and wilderness.

    Heart of Iowa Nature Trail
    A cooperative effort of the Story and Marshall County Conservation Boards, this 32-mile segment of the former Milwaukee railroad from Slater to Melbourne forms the basis for a recreational trail corridor.

    Highway 330 Trail
    The 9 mile segment was constructed to connect the Linn Creek Greenbelt Parkway from Grimes Farm to Melbourne which connects to the Heart of Iowa Nature Trail and is a part of the American Discovery Trail.