Loop Trail? No
Type: Rail Trail
Agency: City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No Allowed Uses:
Bicycling (on pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Snow - Snowshoeing
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Location: Connects the Linn County Metro area to Waterloo, IA
Counties: Benton, Black Hawk, Buchanan, Linn
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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.
The Cedar Valley Nature Trail is owned and managed by two different County Conservation Boards. The northern 26 miles from Evansdale Iowa to the Benton/Buchanan County line is Black Hawk County Conservation and the southern 26 miles from the Benton/Buchanan County line to Hiawatha is Linn County Conservation.
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 DocumentsWebsite: Linn County
Website: Black Hawk County Parks
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.
Black Hawk Co. Conservation Board
1346 W. Airline Highway
Waterloo, IA 50703
Linn-County Conservation Board
10260 Morris Hills Road
Toddville, IA 52341 [email protected]
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