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.

October Trails Talk

S.A.L.T. PATROL SERVES THE TRAILS Seniors and Lawmen Together (S.A.L.T.) is a group of volunteers that patrols the trails of the Iowa Great Lakes region from April through October. The volunteers ride donated Polaris ATVs from the north end of the trail around Big Spirit Lake to the south end at Milford, along the west Read More »

September Trails Talk

LOCAL BIKE RIDES SUPPORT TRAILS There are many great bike rides and trail events every year in the Iowa Great Lakes and a number of them support the Dickinson County Trails.  These events take a lot of effort on the part of the organizations that put them on.  We appreciate their hard work and commitment Read More »

August Trails Talk

2021 DCTB & HOPE ROLLS FUNDRAISER DCTB’s collaboration with Hope Rolls to raise funds for development and provide recreational opportunities for people of all ages and abilities was a big success raising over $5,800.  Hope Rolls was founded in 2019 to provide adaptive tricycles to children who are unable to ride traditional bikes. In early Read More »

July Trails Talk

2021 PROJECT UPDATE The 2021 trail construction season is well under way with four projects currently in development. Highway 71 Trail: Paving of this extension from Nature Center Road going north to 34th Street in Spirit Lake is nearly complete. The trail provides improved safety and access to the Spirit Lake Trail at a controlled intersection. Read More »


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