Type: Nature Trail
Length: 35 miles
Concrete and asphalt, depending on where you are
Grade - Flat
Eastern arm goes up through Altoona. The Western arm now extends all the way up to Oralabor Road in Ankeny and connects through local trails over to Neil Smith or the High Trestle Trail.
Trail intersects with the Chichaqua Valley Trail near NE 54th Ave & NE 29th St.
Recent Des Moines Register Article with maps:
Location - Where is this Trail?
Altoona, Pleasant Hill, Ankeny, Des Moines, Berwick.
Sites & Attractions
History of the Trail
Gay Lea Wilson is a woman who has pushed, and continues to push for recreational trails on the East side of Des Moines.
Planned Mileage: 15 miles - When finished, this trail will stretch 35 miles from Ankeny to Yellow Banks County Park and east to the Chichaqua Valley Trail. It is part of the proposed 110-mile trail loop in central Iowa
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This trail was last edited by bramasoleiowa on Apr 26, 2015.