Type: Urban Trail

Length: 1 mile

Surface: Paved


Awesome Shape

Grade - Flat



This trail honors longtime city manager Bob Layton, who served during a period of unprecedented growth in Urbandale.

The trail, finished in the Fall of 2013, serves as a major artery for cyclists, joggers and walkers and runs through Walnut Creek Regional Park and links with trails on 156th Street to Hickman Road and on Douglas Parkway, and creating easy access to the regional Raccoon River Valley Trail.


Location - Where is this Trail?

The trail runs thought Walnut Creek Regional Park between Meredith Drive and Douglas Parkway in Urbandale


Sites & Attractions

History of the Trail


The following members have contributed to the above Trail content.

This trail was last edited by BikeIowa on Nov 18, 2013.

Upcoming Events

no events found

Past Events

Urbandale Mayor's Annual Ride (UMAR)

5 Sunday May 2019
  • Urbandale, IA
  • Tour
  •    2,895

Urbandale's Mayor Ride-U-Can Loop Urbandale

6 Sunday May 2018
  • Urbandale, IA
  • Trail Ride
  •    3,359

Urbandale's Mayor Ride-U-Can Loop Urbandale

7 Sunday May 2017
  • Urbandale, IA
  • Trail Ride
  •    2,923

Tour de Tivoli Bike Ride

24 Sunday May 2015
  • Elk Horn, IA
  • Road
  •    10,780

Mayor's Bike Ride UCAN Loop Urbandale

16 Saturday May 2015
  • Urbandale, IA
  • Trail Ride
  •    5,206

Trainer Sale

30 Tuesday Dec 2014 - 8 Thursday Jan 2015
  • Ankeny, IA
  • Expo/Sales/Swap
  •    10,894

Bike Country's 30th Anniversary SALE

6 Friday Jun 2014 - 8 Sunday Jun 2014
  • Ankeny, IA
  • Expo/Sales/Swap
  •    20,610

Mayor's Bike Ride UCAN Loop Urbandale

17 Saturday May 2014
  • Urbandale, IA
  • Trail Ride
  •    1,818

Iowa By Trail Central Iowa Launch Party

1 Thursday May 2014
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Other
  •    21,766

Des Moines Mayor's Annual Ride and Run for Trails

19 Saturday Apr 2014
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Party Ride
  •    14,127

Feature Features Image

Small Business Saturday 2020 - SHOP LOCAL

  • bikeiowa
  • Fri November 27 2020
  •   4,350

Edit Trail

Members of the BIKEIOWA Community can update Trail information. We figure that YOU may know more about the Trail than WE do.


Latest Bob Layton Trail News

Browse by City

view cities along this trail

Connecting Trails

Related Sponsors

Support these BIKEIOWA Sponsors!

No comments have posted.

Leave a Comment

You must be signed in to leave a comment.