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.

May 2023 Trails Talk

SPIRIT LAKE 4th GRADE BRAWL Seventy-seven Spirit Lake 4th graders, with 26 family members helping along the way, spent the last day of school on May 19 participating in the 9th annual BRAWL (Bike Ride Along West Lake). Spirit Lake PE teacher and ride organizer Tim O’Hagan explained what the day entails and how special Read More »


Trail Maintenance Projects Continue Around the Iowa Great Lakes 5/31/2023 MAINTENANCE UPDATE: Crack sealing will continue on the West Okoboji Trail and is expected to be completed today. Construction has started on the 202nd Street trailhead south of Emerald Hills Golf Course. The trail and parking area will be closed for 2-3 weeks. Trail users Read More »

April 2023 Trails Talk

2023 TRAIL PROJECTS GET ROLLING Now that the weather is warming up, trail projects around the Iowa Great Lakes are getting into gear. Maintenance work will start in the next week that  involves crack sealing and surface preservation on the Spine Trail beginning at the south end of Milford and going north through Henderson Woods Read More »

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March 2023 Trails Talk

DCTB 2023 TRAIL DEVELOPMENT PLAN In 2023, the development of Tatanka Ska Trace will continue with the last segment that will connect Lake Park to the entire Iowa Great Lakes Trails system. The trail will start in Montgomery, go west 2.5 miles and connect at 170th Avenue with Phase IV(c) where it continues into Lake Read More »

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