Distinctly Different


  • Heart of Iowa Nature Trail

    Phone: 641-752-5490


    25.8 miles on crushed stone, dirt, grass trail surfaces on the former Milwaukee Railroad from Rhodes to Slater forms this recreational trail corridor. Less than 4 miles from Melbourne and the western trail head for the Iowa 330/US 30 Trail.
  • Iowa 330/US 30 Trail


    11.1 miles of concrete trail surface between Grimes Farm and Melbourne. Trail provides a safe off-road alternative for bicyclists and pedestrians to the busy State Route 330 and even busier US 30. (This segment of trail is a part of the American Discovery Trail)
  • Iowa River Trail

    Phone: 641-752-5490


    The 34-mile trail will connect seven cities and two counties to the Iowa River Greenbelt and the Central Iowa Trail Network. 3 miles of paved trail extends from the trail head at Wilson Circle to Radio Tower Road. The trail is located in an area known for its scenic qualities and diverse wildlife habitat, scenic bluffs, wetlands and species usually found only in northeast Iowa.
  • Linn Creek Recreational Trail

    Phone: 641-754-5715


    This hard-surfaced linear trail is an 8-mile segment extending from Riverview Park to Grimes Farm. Ten trail heads along the route. Trail users can observe views of river bottom timberland and marshes, as well as prairie grasses and wildflowers. The Linn Creek Recreational Trail links up to the Iowa 330/US 30 Trail. (This segment of trail is a part of the American Discovery Trail).
  • Nicholson-Ford Woodland OHV Park

    2814 E Marion St, Marshalltown, Iowa 50158

    Phone: 641-751-5578


    This offroad park offers 120 acres of tight woods and river bottom trails, small hills and dry creek beds to explore. Property has a large and flat staging area, shelter house, men's & women's vaulted toilets, race course for motor cycles and tot tracks.

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