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.





Arnold Motor Supply Great Lakes Motor Co. Kelly & Andrew Mueting
Dian & Scott Atchison Joan & Tom Gronstal Okoboji Realty 
Marianne & Ken Augspurger Teri & Greg Grupp Martin Palmer
Bank Midwest Mickey & Jason Harrington Parks Marina
Ann & Rick Barry Anna & Josh Harris Teresa & Perry Pearson
Becky & Tom Batcheller Linda & John Hopkins Polly & Mark Peterson
Kathy & Tim Beachem Paula & Dave Hultgren Pat & Gary Ray
Beck Engineering, Inc. Teresa & Stephen Jackson Mary & Wally Reed
Beck Excavating, Inc. Beth & Joel Johnson Erin & Scott Reed
Mary & Jim Berglund Sheryl & Brad Jones Carol & Bryce Robison
Connie & Chris Bjornstad Lakes Regional Healthcare Carolyn & Greg Siemann
Kim & Roger Ceilly Family Diny & Jim Landen Marsha & Dick Swanson
Jane & David Christ Carolyn & Gene Leman Katherine & Steve Tautz
Marilyn & Dwight Conover Joan & Donald McCulloch Yvonne & Tim Taylor
Fairchild Manufacturing Marilyn & Frank McDowell Linda & Doug Truckenmiller
Gleeson Family Foundation Barbara & Walter Mendenhall United Community Bank
Michele & Steve Goodenow Midwest Radiology & Imaging Heather & Kevin Vugteveen



Nancy Anderson Julie Kassel Deb & Terry Morrow
Gina & Jason Eygabroad Lisa Kraus Okoboji Brewing Company
Lynn Fillenwarth Yvonne & Stephen Leemkuil Marilyn Rowe
Paula & Mark Henry Diane & Ken Lockard Lois & Larry Shaffer
Eileen & Terry Johnson Norm Meinking Holly & Paul Skopec

June Trails Talk

2020 DCTB SUMMER FUNDRAISER The DCTB planned to host another fun evening of celebrating and fundraising for our trails in July but unfortunately, due to coronavirus concerns, we decided it is best to forego a large gathering at this time. In lieu of an in person event, we are holding a virtual summer fundraiser that…

May Trails Talk

TRAIL MAINTENANCE WORK CONTINUES Maintenance continues on several segments of the trail system in Okoboji, Spirit Lake and Orleans. In mid-May, new asphalt overlays were completed on the Nature Center Trail and the Spine Trail by Kiwanis Park. The asphalt crew will return at the beginning of June to continue paving the Spine Trail from…

April Trails Talk

DCTB MAKES PLANS FOR TATONKA SKA TRAILHEAD The site of the former Deja Blues Diner in Spirit Lake became available after the building was sold and hauled away.  DCTB was fortunate to receive a grant for purchasing the property and is now in the process of looking at a design for the trailhead.  The parking…

March Trails Talk

DCTB 2020 TRAIL DEVELOPMENT PLANS The Dickinson County Trails Board has substantial plans to expand trail development this coming season.  Through a number of foundation, state and federal grants along with donations to the DCTB development fund, the board is working on goals to add nearly 8 miles of new trail this year.  A key…