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Cedar Valley Nature Trail

photo: The Cedar Valley Nature Trail hiking trail at Sugar Bottom Recreation Area and campground near North Liberty, Iowa. Photo by Tony Webster.

Length: 52.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Rail Trail
Agency: City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Bicycling (on pavement)
Camping
Dogs - On leash
Fishing
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Roller/Inline Skating
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Snow - Snowshoeing
Wildlife Observation

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Location: Connects the Linn County Metro area to Waterloo, IA
State(s): Iowa
Counties: Benton, Black Hawk, Buchanan, Linn
Longitude: -91.67815
Latitude: 42.04313

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Description

Abandoned Illinois Central Gulf railroad between Evansdale and Hiawatha. Follows Cedar River bottom lands, along forested banks of the river and rolling farmlands, broken up by stream valleys and small towns.

Additional Details

Width: 120 inches.
Primary Surface: Concrete
Secondary Surface: Crushed Rock

Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1984

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Linn County

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Leon Lindley
Park Ranger
Black Hawk Co. Conservation Board
2410 West Lone Tree Road
Cedar Falls
, IA 50613
(319) 266-6813
conservation@black-hawk.ia.us

Information Contact:
Dan Biechler
Director
Linn-County Conservation Board
1890 County Home Rd.
Marion , IA 52302
(319) 398-3505
conservation@co.linn.ia.us

 

Photos

The Cedar Valley Nature Trail hiking trail at Sugar Bottom Recreation Area and campground near North Liberty, Iowa. Photo by Tony Webster.

The Cedar Valley Nature Trail hiking trail at Sugar Bottom Recreation Area and campground near North Liberty, Iowa. Photo by Tony Webster.

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