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.

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Arnold Motor Supply Carolyn & Gene Leman
Bank Midwest John & Donal McCulloch
Bank Plus Marilyn & Frank McDowell
Ann & Rick Barry Barbara & Walter Mendenhall
Kathy & Tim Beachem Midwest Radiology
Beck Engineering, Inc. Rebekah & Robert Moyle
Mary & Jim Berglund Kelly & Andrew Mueting
Bolton & Menk, Inc. NWIA Bone, Joint & Sports Surgeons
Barb & Tom Carlstrom Northwest Iowa ENT
Kim & Roger Ceilley Family Okoboji Expedition Co.
Jane & David Christ Okoboji Realty
Marilyn & Dwight Conover Parks Marina
Brad Farrar Teresa & Perry Pearson
Karen & Calvin German Polly & Mark Peterson
John Gleeson Pat & Gary Ray
Michele & Steve Goodenow Erin & Scott Reed
Great Lakes Motor Company Mary & Wally Reed
Joan & Tom Gronstal Ann & Mike Richards
Teri & Greg Grupp Tim Ridgway & Jack Ridgway
Mickey & Jason Harrington Carolyn & Greg Siemann
Linda & John Hopkins Lois & Larry Shaffer
Ingvall Real Estate Team Annette & Paul Smith
Alison & Daniel Johnson Kathy & Ted Stuart
Sheryl & Brad Jones Yvonne & Tim Taylor
Lakes Regional Healthcare United Community Bank
Diny & Jim Landen Jean & Drew Vogel



“A trail in good repair after a hundred years has obviously been greatly valued by humans as a much needed route for trade, transportation, recreation, or pilgrimage.” ~ STEPHEN ALTSCHULER, The Mindful Hiker: On the Trail to Find a Path, 2004 ~ BIKES – BREWS – BITES FUNDRAISER The 2019 trails fundraiser was a big…


MEMORIAL TRAIL BENCHES Seven new trail benches were placed earlier this summer and there are couple more on order to be installed later this year.  DCTB also continues to replace old wood benches that are beyond repair due to maintenance and safety concerns.  The bench program is a fundraiser for the trails and offers an…


OKOBOJI FOUNDATION $5,000 JULY NONPROFIT CHALLENGE The Okoboji Foundation is inviting everyone to participate in the $5,000 July Nonprofit Challenge at GiveOkoboji.com.  The fund with the highest giving total over $5,000 in July receives an additional $5,000 from the Okoboji Foundation.  Please consider giving to the Dickinson County Trails Endowment Fund during July to help…


DCTB AWARDED GRANTS FOR TRAIL DEVELOPMENT   DCTB received two grant awards in May for trail development in the Iowa Great Lakes.  The first is a Wellmark Large MATCH Grant in the amount of $100,000 for construction of the Jones Pasture Trail that will be completed this summer.  The Wellmark Foundation offers these grant opportunities…