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 Trails Talk

BETSY’S BENCH STORY Erick Hovey recently purchased a bench in memory of his wife Elizabeth “Betsy” Rose (Hostert) Hovey and he shared the story of their time here in the Iowa Great Lakes. “Betsy first visited the Lakes area with me in 1988. She was an avid hiker and cyclist and through the 1990’s she Read More »

October Trails Talk

DCTB & HOPE ROLLS FUNDRAISER RAFFLE Left: DCTB Executive Director, Erin Reed presents Shanna Claybaugh and Maria Mellmann from Hope Rolls with a check for $3,000 from the DCTB’s summer fundraiser raffle. The DCTB’s collaboration with Hope Rolls was another big success raising $6,000 in funds for trail development and to provide recreational opportunities for Read More »

September Trails Talk

WEST O “ON US” NIGHT Left: Joe Tiefenthaler, Joe Newlin and Matt Matthiesen from West O Beer, present the DCTB with a check from “On Us” night at the brewery. As part of their Taproots initiative to support local nonprofits, West O Beer has hosted several “On Us” nights to highlight and raise funds for Read More »

August Trails Talk

SPORTSMAN’S TIKI RIDE SUPPORTS TRAILS Left: Dave and Dan Tryon from Sportsman’s Pub, present DCTB representatives Yvonne Taylor and Erin Reed with a check from the Tiki Ride. In spite of the rain, the 8th annual Tiki Ride was the most successful yet. The event, held on August 6, brought in several hundred riders and Read More »

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