Welcome to Dickinson County Trails

The Iowa Great Lakes Trail winds its way through the Iowa Great Lakes region, which offers plenty of outdoor opportunities for visitors. The multi-use Iowa Great Lakes Trail provides local citizens and visitors a safe place to bike, walk, rollerblade, run and cross-country ski.

November Trail Talk

MILFORD BOY SCOUT BUILDS TRAIL KIOSKS FOR EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT Nathan Kollasch with Milford Boy Scout Troop #170 spent Saturday November 10 installing two new trail kiosks at Kenue Park and the Nature Trails trailhead.  The project is part of the work he is doing to earn his Eagle Scout Rank.  Several other scouts from…

Dickinson County Trails Board Seeking Dickinson County Representative

Dickinson County Trails Board Dickinson County Board Representative Needed Dickinson County Trails Board is seeking applicants to consider for appointment to represent Dickinson County on the trails board.  The Mission of the DCTB is to acquire, develop, preserve and improve multi-purpose recreational trails in Dickinson County and to cooperate with adjoining counties in the development…

October Trail Talk

DCTB SEEKS GRANT FUNDING FOR TRAIL PROJECTS Dickinson County Trails Board submitted two grants in October through Iowa’s 2018 Federal Recreational Trails Program.  One grant was for the rail trail, Tatonka Ska Trace, from Hudson Avenue in Spirit Lake and continuing west for another mile to 219th Street.  In 2019, DCTB will be constructing a…

September Trail Talk

HIGHWAY 71 PLAC TRAIL RIBBON CUTTING Dickinson County Trails Board celebrated the opening of the area’s newest trail segment on September 5th. The Highway 71 PLAC Trail involved removal and replacement of the existing trail pavement from Pearson Lakes Art Center (PLAC) to the trailhead along Highway 71.  A new trail segment was added from…