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 2023 Trails Talk

A TRAIL BENCH WITH TRAIL HISTORY Roy & Phyllis Rohlin started Rohlin Construction in 1963 in Estherville and were in business for 41 years. Roy handled construction operations; Phyllis took care of the books and ran the office as the secretary and treasurer. In the late 1980’s Joan Schneider, an early advocate and member of Read More »

October 2023 Trails Talk

GIRL SCOUT CREATES MONARCH WAYSTATION ALONG SPINE TRAIL Sophia Hawn with Spirit Lake Girl Scout Troop #10157 spent much of the summer tending to the monarch waystation she created in June for her Girl Scout Gold Award. The project was supported through assistance from Sue Boettcher at ISU Extension, Dickinson County Conservation and Sophia’s grandmother, Read More »

Dickinson County Trails Board Seeking City of Spirit Lake Representative

Click ‘READ MORE’ for link to application. Dickinson County Trails Board is seeking applicants to consider for appointment to represent the City of Spirit Lake on the trails board.  The Mission of the DCTB is to acquire, develop, preserve and improve multi-purpose recreational trails in Dickinson County and to cooperate with adjoining counties in the Read More »

September 2023 Trails Talk

 TRAIL PROJECTS UPDATE The Iowa Great Lakes Trails system continues to see significant growth with two major projects that are adding over 6 miles of new trail development on Tatanka Ska Trace. In late July, finishing touches were completed on the first project that starts at Market Street in Lake Park and travels east 3.7 Read More »

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