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.

Dickinson County Trails Bid Letting April 9, 2020

BID SUBMISSION INFO

ATTENTION BIDDERS 2020 Dickinson County Trails Board Recreational Trails Bid Package #1 & #2 Change in Bidding Procedure  Project: 2020 Dickinson County Trails Board Recreational Trails Project Bid Package #1 & #2              Date of Bid Letting: 4/09/2020                                 To: All Prospective Bidders Revision: All project bids will be submitted electronically to the Dickinson County…

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…

January Trails Talk

GRANT SECURED FOR SPINE TRAIL MAINTENANCE In January, DCTB was awarded a Federal Recreational Trails grant for a significant maintenance project on the Spine Trail.  The grant for $313,300 will provide for a 2-inch asphalt overlay of the trail starting at 15th Street in Spirit Lake and going north to 125th Street in Orleans for…

NOVEMBER TRAILS TALK

“Converting an abandoned rail corridor into a trail is not always an easy task, but it is one whose rewards to your community and region will continue far into the future.” ~ Peter Harnick, Converting Rails to Trails, 1989 ~   2020 TRAIL PLANNING At the end of each year, DCTB goes through strategic planning…